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February 7, 2018
Meet Kevin de León—the Next Senator From California?
He’s challenging incumbent Dianne Feinstein on foreign policy, immigration, and the national-surveillance state.
February 6, 2018
A Serious Push for Free College in California
A ballot initiative campaign to restore tuition-free college in California is gaining momentum for the November election, a model other states could follow.
February 2, 2018
The Crosscheck Voter Database Is a Security Threat
States should stop participating in the Crosscheck anti-voter-fraud program, especially when there’s a secure alternative.
January 30, 2018
Under Trump, Red States Are Slashing the Safety Net and Blue States Are Fighting Back
Is America turning into two different republics sharing one set of borders?
January 25, 2018
3 Strategies to Get to a Fossil-Free America
None of them rely on Washington to do anything useful.
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January 24, 2018
A Governor Renews Net-Neutrality Protections With the Stroke of a Pen
Montana’s Steve Bullock comes up with simple step states can take to preserve Internet freedoms.
January 23, 2018
Why Democrats Need to Stand With Working Americans vs. Big Banks
Democrats should stop supporting a bill that would loosen the reins on Wall Street.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
January 6, 2018
The GOP Tax Bill Was a Deliberate Attack on Blue States—and California Plans to Fight Back
Here are some creative ways for blue states to resist the GOP power grab.
December 22, 2017
The Whiteness of Trump’s Working-Class Supporters: Gary Younge
A black man travels through White America.
December 20, 2017
This Ballot Initiative Could Restore Voting Rights to More Than a Million Floridians
If it passes, the measure will automatically re-enfranchise most felons after their sentences are complete.