Democracy

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
President Donald Trump belittled engaged constituents on Twitter Tuesday evening, dismissing those who are showing up to local town hall meetings nationwide as "so-called angry crowds." But reports from Tuesday's home district events clearly demonstrated that there's nothing "so-called" about people's anger toward Trump and the lawmakers who are...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The primary responsibilities of the Federal Election Commission (FEC) are to...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
"This is what the resistance looks like," Democratic Rep. Mark Pocan wrote Saturday on Twitter. (Photo: Rep. Mark Pocan/Twitter)
Energized crowds in New York, South Carolina, and Wisconsin on Saturday morning...

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Sick of our electoral debacle? Check out Iceland, where the radical Pirate Party is improbably poised to win their election with a quarter of Icelanders' support, more than any other party. Riding a wave of post-Panama-Papers rage at corrupt business as usual, the Pirates would reject the two governing parties to form a coalition with small progressive ones to work for direct democracy, free speech and transparency. Their rubric: “We are not here to gain power. We are here to distribute power.”