HR 1 aims to counter the systemic corruption of the electoral system that blocks some citizens—but not others—from voting, allows large donors to hide their identity and enables current or former top officeholders to personally profit from serving
The United States is not the only supposedly democratic country saddled with an undemocratic upper legislative chamber (ours just has the most egregious malapportionment), but Americans have, so far, been the least willing to push back.
In a new speech, “Building a Global Democratic Movement to Counter Authoritarianism,” Sanders spells out that we must develop a global movement against unaccountable state and corporate power, which are mutually reinforcing.
What happens when the adults in the room are scarier than the crying baby? Who’s responsible for the last 17 years of American wars that have convulsed the planet? Babies? Teenagers? Grown men acting like babies? Let’s face it: perfectly sober adults