Democracy

Julia Conley, staff writer
"It's beyond time for the House to do more than small-bore resolutions to give them cover," said CREDO Action on Monday.
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Danielle Greene and Jennifer Vassil attend a rally
"America needs to be responsive to the people, not to corporations and special...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
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"We simply cannot live up to the values we profess if we don't end mass...

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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.”