The Spreading Scourge of Voter Suppression
October 10, 2020 via The Economist – Officials are making it hard – particularly for minority voters – to cast ballots.
The Plot Against Gretchen Whitmer Shows the Danger of Private Militias
October 8, 2020 via New York Times – All 50 states prohibit the operation of private paramilitary groups.
The Man Who Wanted to Save the First Amendment by Inverting It
October 7, 2020 via The Atlantic – Should the government take a more active role in ensuring free speech serves the public good?
The Election Is in Danger. Prepare Now.
October 6, 2020 via The Atlantic – Instead of treating democracy like tap water, Americans must start fetching it from the well, carrying it home, and boiling…
How Hatred Came To Dominate American Politics
October 5, 2020 via FiveThirtyEight – Americans don’t just disagree with people of different political opinions; they increasingly hate them.
Armed Protesters in America Create Stress Test For Police
September 22, 2020 via Christian Science Monitor – Bands of armed civilians have become increasingly visible at protests and counter-protests across the U.S.
Citizens’ Assemblies Are Increasingly Popular
September 19, 2020 via The Economist – An approach called citizens’ assemblies, where groups of around 100 citizens meet over several weeks or months to wrestle with…
What’s at Stake in This Election? The American Democratic Experiment
September 17, 2020 via The New York Times – The most urgent task facing American leaders right now is to ensure that the results of the 2020…