News and Features
Across the country, the Republican party is trying to make it harder for the Democrats’ core constituencies to vote.
The unions and Democrats came up just one seat short in a tumultuous uphill battle to take control of the state Senate, but was what happened a victory or a defeat?
How Washington lost faith in America’s courts.
Congress is technically on recess—but the Republican Congress is still holding symbolic meetings to prevent Obama's recess appointments.
When Congress, the president and the media run roughshod over popular will and citizen action, small-d democracy pays the price.
According to Jeff Madrick’s Age of Greed, the US’s plunge into financial crisis began long before the recent round of deregulation and bailouts.
Instead of growing the economy, both political parties have become obsessed with the debt crisis and ignored what the American people really want—jobs.
The Obama administration has come up with a remarkable justification for going to war against Libya without the required Congressional approval.
At the 2011 Personal Democracy Forum, the Electronic Frontier Foundation's Jillian C. York discusses WikiLeaks and the censorship of expression on the Internet.