Democracy

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"We spoke loud and clear in November, and the sore loser Republicans are now shamelessly passing bill after bill to trample on the people and protect their 'power.'"
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Scott Walker may be on the way out of office for the first time in a quarter...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
Republicans claim to be confused about the outrage their plan has sparked, but...

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.”