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Atlanta, GA USA - August 24, 2023: A man holds sign that says "Donald J. Trump did nothing wrong" alongside woman holding anti-Trump sign on August 24, 2023 in Atlanta, GA.

Hit ‘em Where It Hurts: Rachel Bitecofer on How to Stop Trump, MAGA — and Save Democracy

by Art Levine | Mar 15, 2024 | Election 2024

Despite a surprisingly good showing by many Democrats in 2022 and recent special elections — due in part to the backlash against the Supreme Court’s 2022 abortion ruling and extremist GOP candidates — there are good reasons to fear the very real possibility of a Trump victory in November. Just look at Trump’s lead in […]

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On the left, Kevin Roberts, President of the Heritage Foundation and former President of Wyoming Catholic College, whose forward for Project 2025 includes a full-bore attack on LGBTQ and reproductive rights. And on the right, Charles Koch, 14th richest man in the world, co-originator of the Koch network, and widely seen as the driving force behind climate denial and the attacks on public schools and public health.

Project 2025: The Latest Plot Against America

by Anne Nelson | Mar 13, 2024 | Election 2024

“Project 2025” has been winning an increasing amount of attention in its own right, but it’s actually the opening salvo of “The 2025 Presidential Transition Project.” This comprehensive playbook was produced under the auspices of the Heritage Foundation and supported by over 100 partner organizations. Officially titled “Mandate for Leadership: The Conservative Promise,” its perverse […]

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What If We Gave an Election and Everyone Came? Time to Think about Universal Voting

by Miles Rapoport | Feb 27, 2024 | Election 2024

Among people who care about protecting and improving American democracy, there is deep concern about the low rates of electoral participation in the United States. As the world’s oldest democracy, turnout rates in the United States are pitiful. In the 2020 Presidential election, democracy advocates celebrated the record-breaking turnout of 169 million people, or 66% […]

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The Pentagon’s Unbeatable Adversary

by Dr. Robert Rudney | Feb 27, 2024 | Environment

The Adversary can strike the US homeland, allies, partners, and deployed forces with limited forewarning and overwhelming power projection. The Adversary, with land, sea, and air assets, can concentrate its forces to wreak destruction and mayhem in fragile regions plagued with existing political, economic and social upheaval. The Adversary’s actions can precipitate (sic) huge movements […]

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Countering the Threat of a Contingent Election

by Jonathan M. Winer | Feb 23, 2024 | Election 2024

The unofficial contest to become Donald Trump’s running mate has underscored the enduring Republican plot to overturn elections. At the beginning of this election year, Rep. Elise Stefanik, of New York, chair of the House Republican conference, stated that she would not agree to certifying the results of the 2024 election unless she considered them […]

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