Listen: Ali Velshi on the Culture of Corruption in Congress
The MSNBC host asks: Why are Republicans trying to gut the Office of Congressional Ethics?
The Enlightenment Is On The Ballot
Media needs to cover the values underpinning the gubernatorial campaign of Doug Mastriano, because business as usual “objectivity” won’t capture the looming threat to pluralism
Is Democracy in Peril … Or Not?
There’s been a lot of handwringing over Democrats like Josh Shapiro trying to choose their MAGA general election opponents. But maybe we need a nationwide referendum on Trumpism, once and for all?
Following Cassidy Hutchinson’s Example
A long-time college president was impressed by the former Trump White House staffer during her January 6th testimony. The lesson: Internships matter
Can Education Save Us From Tyranny?
In advance of a surprise January 6 hearing today, a long-time college president reflects on ways to preserve our embattled democracy
Mr. Schmidt Goes to Washington
Former City Commissioner Al Schmidt’s testimony this week before the Jan. 6 committee was a reminder that maybe integrity isn’t dead yet
The assault on the U.S. Capitol was a low point of our 240-year history. It’s time to pick a side: Are you for or against democracy?
Charlottesville Comes to the Capitol
A day after thugs waving confederate flags and wearing “Camp Auschwitz” sweatshirts breached the Capitol, a talk with a Trump-supporting Republican state senator offers some hope