Democracy

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Last week, as New Orleans completed the controversial and long-awaited task of taking down Confederate monuments from its public spaces, Mayor Mitch Landrieu marked the occasion by delivering a speech that has since been lauded as " stunning ," " incredible ," " powerful ," and "a clear-eyed view of our past as well as our present." Many said the...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A watchdog group on Monday stepped up its efforts to get the Trump...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
After marching 100 miles from Philadelphia to Harrisburg, a group of activists...

Further

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.”