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Chris Winters

Chris Winters

Chris Winters is Senior Editor at YES! Magazine.

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The Time to Secure Voting Rights Is Now or Never

"I think we’re at a key pivotal moment in time, and urgent moment in time for our democracy."

Chris Winters ·


The War on Democracy and Voting Rights Is Under Way

The Republicans have realized that their biggest problem is that voters don't like them or their policies. Rather than adapt, their solution appears to be to get rid of the voters. 

Chris Winters ·


Biden Won. Now Comes the Hard Part

The Trump years have laid bare for all to see just how much injustice and inequality still needs to be addressed.

Chris Winters ·


Can We Get the Money Out of Politics?

Many of the problems we have in the U.S. system, such as the Electoral College trumping (ahem) the popular vote, are institutional problems, and they are preserved by the high standards we set to amend the Constitution.

Chris Winters ·


What If We Made the Electoral College Moot?

Twice in 20 years, a president has won office without winning the popular vote. A new movement is looking to change that.

Chris Winters ·


How This Year's Struggles Set Us Up for a Bold, Hopeful 2019

Our fragile democracy needs the will of the people to protect it, but the events of 2018 prove that Americans are up to the challenge.

Chris Winters ·


Voter Registration Is Inherently Racist

And several other reasons that the midterm elections are testing how far some states can go in disenfranchising certain voters

Chris Winters ·


Power Grows Closer to Home as Big Government Fails Us

It will be up to the states, the cities, the communities, and the people to rebuild a unified state

Chris Winters ·

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