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How to Defeat Republicans' Autocracy Strategy

The GOP has so successfully rigged state elections in several key states through gerrymandering that even when Dems get more votes, Republicans win more seats. We need a 50-state democracy strategy to successfully counter the drive for autocratic minority rule.

The Myth at the Heart of the Praying Bremerton Coach Case

Danny Westneat Seattle Times
The Supreme Court ruled the football coach was fired for praying in private. In fact, he never applied for the job. In fact he prayed surrounded by students. The Supreme Court ruled based on a myth. So much for the Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court’s Legitimacy Crisis

Molly Coleman and Tristin Brown Teen Vogue
The right-wing supermajority on the Court is the result of a movement determined to seize power at any cost. It's time to critically assess and reconfigure the Court’s role in our society. Our democracy depends on it.

Did Trump’s Actions on January 6 Reach the Level of Treason?

Jesse Jackson Chicago Sun-Times
The hearings have shown, Donald Trump was in the room. Was it treason? The framers of the Constitution had “a very specific image in mind — men gathering with guns, forming an army and marching on the seat of government.”

Without Mark Meadows, January 6th Might Never Have Happened

Susan B. Glasser The New Yorker
Mark Meadows, Donald Trump's final chief of staff supported the reckless pursuit of the “rigged election” fever dream which Trump personally began laying the groundwork for months before the election had even taken place, and still refuses to disavow
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