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The Making of a Coronavirus-Criminal Presidency
If you want to know how the US ended up in a pandemic with a swindler president who could not be bothered to take basic steps to save lives, don’t start with Trump.
January 21, 2022
We Wouldn’t Be in This Mess if D.C. Were a State
The problem in the Senate runs deeper than Sinema and Manchin. It’s an unrepresentative chamber that must be made more representative.
January 13, 2022
The Texas Abortion Ban Could Usher in a Wave of Pregnancy-Related Deaths
“When you deny people the opportunity to have a safe abortion procedure and replace it with the higher risk of continuing pregnancies, more people are going to die.”
January 13, 2022
Madison Cawthorn’s Incitement of Insurrection Should Knock Him Off the Ballot
The Republican representative’s words and deeds disqualify him from office under Section 3 of the 14th Amendment.
January 12, 2022
Joe Biden Delivers the Speech, and the Fire, on Voting Rights He Should Have Brought Last July
The president sought to shame anyone, including Democrats, who won’t change Senate rules to pass voting rights protection. But they might be shameless.
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January 10, 2022
Attention, Democrats: The Constitution Trumps the Filibuster
In the case of voting rights legislation, the filibuster is not applicable, or even relevant.
January 6, 2022
What Conservative Justices Talk About When They Talk About Religious Liberty
The conservative majority on the US Supreme Court has honed a new, radical approach to religious liberty, the significance of which cannot be overstated.
January 5, 2022
To Avert Another January 6, Expel Coup Plotters From Congress
Representative Cori Bush is right in her read of the Constitution: Officials who give aid and comfort to insurrectionists must be removed from their positions.
January 3, 2022
Extraditing Julian Assange Threatens Journalists Worldwide
In countries where the press faces restriction and persecution, US interference sets a dangerous precedent.
December 28, 2021
These Progressives Fought the Good Fight in 2021—and Gave Us Hope for 2022
For a year that saw progress come slowly and presidential approval ratings decline, these progressives held the line, speaking truth to power, defending democracy, and showing up for the American people.