Democracy

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Bolsonaros and Trump
One critic said that it's "only a matter of time now before the son of Brazil's wannabe despot has an official meeting with the daughter of America's wannabe despot."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
Nearly two-thirds of Americans support replacing the Electoral College with a...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Demonstrators rally at the U.S. Supreme Court
"The Trump administration's attempt to politicize and manipulate this...

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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.”