The vote to acquit former President Trump for inciting the attack on the Capitol is a symptom of the dramatic decline of the U.S. constitutional system, which is being eroded from within.
While the internet has seriously damaged democracy, it has also given rise to a series of sub-communities, each believing that their twist on the same thought is equally valid.
The President of France, Emmanuel Macron, addressed the United States Congress on April 25, 2018. In case you missed it, here is the complete transcript.
The full effect of Trump’s twisting of language and facts may be felt overseas, as his governance tactics may surrender the ground won by democracy over the past half century.
What does the next generation think of today’s issues? Giselle, age 11, thinks our reaction to a Trump Presidency is unreasonable.
Keeping last week’s shocking election result in mind, I’d like to pose a larger question: Is the democratic system broken? And if so, how do we fix it?
We need to cut through the noise and get real.
Verónica Pamoukaghlián examines all the empty media smokescreens that are being thrown up during this election cycle clouding us from the real issues.
I learned a terrible truth during my years in the CIA, and especially while working on “enhanced interrogation”: all democratic institutions are only as strong as the culture in which they operate.
Sean Davis’s bid to be the next mayor of Portland comes to an end this political cycle, but he’s just getting started.