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August 26, 2020
Without Trust, Politics Is Reduced to Spectacle
People must believe in public institutions in order to believe in the promises of democracy. Take a Kenyan’s word on this.
August 25, 2020
First They Came for the Mailboxes…
August 20, 2020
If Republicans Want a Fight Over the Post Office, Give It to Them
Don’t be fooled: The Republicans have been attacking the United States Postal Service for a long time. Trump just took advantage of it.
August 20, 2020
When the LAPD Came Looking for a BLM Activist
Melina Abdullah on police brutality, Katie Porter on voting by mail, and Jody Armour on unequal justice.
Start Making Sense
August 13, 2020
Donald Trump and His Postmaster General Are Sabotaging Democracy in Plain Sight
The president blurted out his determination to undermine voting rights in a Fox Business Network interview.
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August 11, 2020
Trump Ramps Up His Assault on Democracy
His executive orders and manipulations of the Census Bureau and Postal Service disregard constitutional limits on presidential power.
June 1, 2020
A Call to Revolt
It’s time to end the phony war and take back the streets.
May 18, 2020
Democracy Dies in Dysfunction
There are clear steps we can take now to ensure fair and functional elections in November—but time is quickly running out.
May 7, 2020
Instead of Killing the US Postal System, Let’s Expand It
The postal service is a core democratic infrastructure—and it’s time we remember that and fund it appropriately.
May 5, 2020
Letters From the May 18/25, 2020, Issue
Neither snow nor rain nor Covid-19… On holding your nose… Progress v. progressive values… Essential tributes… No more neoliberalism…