The immediate politicization of Mr. Scalia’s death, particularly by the Republicans, just seems a bit tacky, disrespectful, and opportunistic.
The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia adds to the political turmoil of the US. Is this a fitting irony, or is there a way forward? John Holland examines the implications.
Mr. Jim Kenney, when pressed by Black Lives Matter activists at a town hall, said he wouldn’t support a state law that shields the names of cops involved in shootings. All hands on deck is the message from the head of the Philadelphia Police Advisory Commission to the citizens of the city referring to…
Mr. Bernie Sanders, who orates like an activist, wants to reinvent America and his racial justice policy paper is a start.
The conservative firebrand from Texas isn’t going to be president anytime soon.
Structural factors, not a lack of “new blood”, is what’s driving American politics right now.
Washington gridlock can be annoying, but that doesn’t mean bipartisan consensus produced outcomes that are necessarily more popular.
Yes the incoming Senate Majority Leader is a successful politician, but he’s hardly some political superman.
Recent actions by the White House prove Mike Brown’s death—and the civil disobedience that followed—weren’t in vain.
Getting anything done in Washington seems impossible. Up to us to demand work and results from our representatives, which will only get done with cooperation.
Election Day and the not-so hyped up after party.
Many Americans voted to give control of both house of congress to the Republican party. Time will tell if this was a wise choice on their part.
Politicians win elections, they don’t win mandates.
There will be big changes on Capitol Hill following the Republicans electoral wins.
The Republicans could take unified control of Congress in next week’s elections, but don’t expect a whole lot to change.
The federal minimum wage has not been adjusted since 2009 and does not provide a living wage for full time work. Time to fix it?