In the months since November 2016, countless news sources have reported Russian interference in the American election. The stories behind this manipulation vary. One Russian group pretended to be a part of the Black Lives Matter movement on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr, and ...
Unless we recognize the role of social and economic disparities in a democracy, we will wonder why legislation does not always reflect the preferences of the majority.
The American democracy is stable enough to last through a rocky four years, but the possibility of setting an authoritarian precedent is quite a threat.
Trump's attempts to reshape the judiciary poses a threat to some aspects of democracy.
The Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity seems to be more of a self-serving agenda for Trump than an attempt to erode democratic values.
People enacting their right to free speech in front of a wide audience catalyzes action.
Coalitions like the Interfaith Forum in Providence can serve as an important first step in the organization of political advocacy groups.
Polarization and political paranoia cause American constituents to disagree over whether elected officials are right for their jobs.
If civil servants can't comply with the application of the law, they should resign for the sake of the values they claim to protect.
The vote of Anthony Kennedy may be the only chance we have to save the most indispensable function of our representative democracy.