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DEMOCRACY UNDER SIEGE
TECHNOLOGY IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST
It’s time lawmakers support an ‘open’ House
Rules reforms can cut through the go-along to get-along complacency in a branch dominated by a network of good ol' boys.
Calls for unity are heard, parsed, deflected, denounced
"The incoming administration would do well to promote — aspirationally, with bipartisan support — multipronged efforts at the grass-roots level to bring our opposing sides together."
White people now realize white supremacy is coming for them
The events of Jan. 6 provide an opportunity to educate the nation about the complex nature of systemic white supremacy and the devastating impact it has on every aspect of American life.
What America ought to be
America ought to be about thriving Black lives. It ought to be about healing the past so we can thrive in the future.
IDEAS | Bryan Schonfeld and Sam Winter-Levy
America’s international reputation is tattered, but our money can help repair it
The United States still can be taken seriously as a promoter of democracy — if we dole out foreign aid wisely.
A coup by any other name
"Our law enforcement needs to be alert and aware of what might be coming, both in Washington, D.C., and at state capitols around the country."
Mark L. Wolf
Merrick Garland may be the attorney general America needs
It is essential that the next attorney general be respected for his experience, intelligence, integrity, and impartiality.
Bandy X. Lee and Jeffrey D. Sachs
Trump shows why mental health must be part of political discourse
The professionals who best understood Trump’s dangerous mindset from the very outset were not the politicians, political scientists, or the pundits, but the mental health professionals.
Confronting white supremacy among our neighbors, our families — and ourselves
The list of those arrested or identified as participants grows: legislators, lawyers, doctors, nurses, firefighters, current and former members of the armed forces, and police officers.
The 14th Amendment offers an easier way than impeachment to ban Trump from future office
Congress could disqualify him by a simple majority vote.