Kenny Stancil, staff writer
"America is facing a crisis of online misinformation that is eroding faith in our democratic institutions, threatening public health, stoking radical extremism, and fanning the flames of hatred and division," an anti-monopoly coalition warned on April 15, 2021. (Photo Illustration: Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
"Truth is under siege, and Big Tech platforms have become too big to care—they must be reined in."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
D.C. statehood supporters march to the Lincoln Memorial for the rally to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington on Saturday, August 24, 2013. (Photo: Bill Clark/Getty Images)
"The more than 700,000 residents of the District of Columbia moved one step...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
A man wearing a mask walks past a "vote to exist" sign displayed on the windows of Kenneth Cole on September 22, 2020 in New York City. (Photo: Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images)
"While it's great that these executives and their companies oppose the Jim Crow...


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.”