With the end of Sen. Manchin’s voting rights bill, the Republican assault on Democracy can continue.

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The fight for voting rights hit another wall on Wednesday when Senate Republicans unanimously voted down Sen. Joe Manchin’s voting rights bill. The bill, a compromise-based version, was the most recent attempt by Democrats to pass voting rights protection. …

Lost Cause mythology remains strong, but it needs to be stomped out like the propaganda it is.

Confederate Flag of Fort Jackson via Wiki Commons

The debate over Confederate statutes was once again ignited last Monday after Charlottesville’s city council decided to remove two statues dedicated to Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson. The decision was partially motivated by the violent arrival of white supremacists at the infamous ‘Unite the Right” rally of 2017, which…

With this new project, one can only hope that it fights back against the narrative spun against it.

After its explosive arrival on the political stage, the 1619 Project is set to return. This time in book form, as Pulitzer Journalists Nikole Hannah-Jones and her colleagues have expanded on their famous work. One can only hope that it improves upon a much-needed criticism of the traditional American narrative.

The fact that Republicans overwhelmingly voted in favor of Gosar is a stain on an already horrid party.

Congress took a historic step towards accountability, as they censured a member of the House of Representatives for the first time in ten years. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona), the Republican congressman who infamously tweeted a video depicting him killing AOC and President Biden, has been censured and removed from his…

Jimmy Dore consistently engages in dishonest rhetoric and now that he has exposed for manipulating articles, his credibility should plummet

Jimmy Dore speaking at the 2016 Politicon by Gage Skidmore

What is the Left? That question has vexed the American people for the last five years as candidates in both the Democratic and Republican parties have either endorsed or rejected the so-called Left with equal enthusiasm and, in some cases, hostility. …

Gosar violated basic principles of public discourse over and over again

When writing on politics, it is almost certain that weird and infuriating stories will pop up. The adage, “never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity,” is usually the best description of peculiar political news. However, the recent news about Rep. Paul Gosar’s disrespectful and downright…

How the GOP’s control of redistricting threatens democracy

Elbridge Gerry’s Map, Boston Centinel, 1812 via Wiki Commons

With the loss in Virginia, many Democrats are worried about the next few years and what they mean for the party. And with the redistricting of congressional districts occurring across the country, Democrats are in an even more precarious position. This process, which occurs every ten years, is as politically…

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