Democracy

Students Make a Difference!

by Mario Boozang Student activism has played a crucial role in recent American history, from protesting segregated schools in the 1960s to participating in the Black Lives Matter movement today. Both high school and college students can gain enormous political power through organizing and demanding […]

Amanda Gorman
Democracy

The Hill We Climb

by Amanda Gorman When day comes we ask ourselves, where can we find light in this never-ending shade? The loss we carry, a sea we must wade We’ve braved the belly of the beast We’ve learned that quiet isn’t always peace And the norms and […]

Supporters of President Donald Trump climb on walls at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday during an attempt to interfere with the rtification of the 2020 presidential election results by Congress. (Jim Urquhart/Reuters)
Democracy

Was Trump Hoping for a Coup?

by Joseph Gerson Originally published by Common Dreams There is so much that we don’t know about Wednesday’s assault on our national capital and our limited constitutional democracy. The new Congress should not only investigate why the Capital police and Homeland Security were missing in […]

Election challengers protest and demand to enter the room where ballots were being counted in Detroit on Nov 4. (Salwan Georges/The Washington Post)
Democracy

Something Important Happened in Detroit

by Rev. Wendy von Courter, Dan Luker, and Bob Master November 4th, 2020, TFC Convention Center, Michigan Ballot counting location The day after the election, November 4th, large groups of people gathered outside the TFC Convention Center in Detroit where the votes for the presidential […]