Democrats

NC special session

North Carolina’s Legislative Coup Shows What Voter Suppression Will Look Like Under Trump North Carolina’s Legislative Coup Shows What Voter Suppression Will Look Like Under Trump

Republicans have turned North Carolina into a laboratory for subverting democracy.

Dec 19, 2016 / Ari Berman

Senator Elizabeth Warren

Donald Trump Is Daring Us to Stop His Corruption, and Democrats Have a Plan Donald Trump Is Daring Us to Stop His Corruption, and Democrats Have a Plan

New legislation would force the president to put his assets into a blind trust. 

Dec 15, 2016 / George Zornick

Alex Jones

Alex Jones Has a New Target: Electors Who Want to Know More About Russian Hacking Alex Jones Has a New Target: Electors Who Want to Know More About Russian Hacking

As 67 members of the Electoral College ask for a briefing on what the intelligence community is telling Congress, right-wingers fight back.

Dec 15, 2016 / Joan Walsh

Putin on TV

Cold War Hysteria vs. US National Security Cold War Hysteria vs. US National Security

Allegations that Putin “stole” the election for Trump further prevent the urgent discussion needed to cope with grave new Cold War dangers.

Dec 15, 2016 / Audio / Stephen F. Cohen

Obama 2008

How Will History Judge Barack Obama? How Will History Judge Barack Obama?

The president succeeded in repairing our institutions—but millions of Americans wanted to blow them up instead.

Dec 15, 2016 / Editorial / Chris Hayes

Obama gives State of the Union

I Miss Our Sane, Calm, Empathetic, Funny President Already I Miss Our Sane, Calm, Empathetic, Funny President Already

Before Trump’s election, we on the left didn’t give President Obama enough credit. Why?

Dec 15, 2016 / Column / Katha Pollitt

Obama 2008 supporters

The Deferred Dream of Barack Obama The Deferred Dream of Barack Obama

His presidency remains symbolic—but it has become an emblem of America’s refusal to truly change.

Dec 15, 2016 / Beneath the Radar / Gary Younge

Minimum Wage Rally

How to Mount a Progressive Resistance How to Mount a Progressive Resistance

Opposition to Trump will come—not only in the streets but also from leaders in states and cities who are intent on making America better.

Dec 13, 2016 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Donald Trump Wisconsin

The Electoral College Has the Starkly Anti-Democratic Power to Make a Loser a ‘Winner’ The Electoral College Has the Starkly Anti-Democratic Power to Make a Loser a ‘Winner’

Clinton is winning by almost 3 million votes. There is every good reason to protest an Electoral College that intends to trump the popular will.

Dec 15, 2016 / John Nichols

airport protest

The Way Forward for Democrats Is to Address Both Class and Race The Way Forward for Democrats Is to Address Both Class and Race

The Democratic Party can still forge a coalition of the working class and poor of all races.

Dec 12, 2016 / Ian Haney López and Robert B. Reich

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