Democracy

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
"Let's turn opinion into action by overturning #CitizensUnited and enacting public financing of elections nationwide," says Public Citizen's Democracy Is for People campaign. (Photo: Backbone Campaign/flickr/cc)
"Let's turn opinion into action by overturning #CitizensUnited and enacting public financing of elections nationwide," says Public Citizen in response to new Pew survey.
Julia Conley, staff writer
President Trump is reportedly considering firing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as a warning to Special Counsel Robert Mueller, after Mueller's investigation of Trump led the FBI to conduct a raid targeting the president's personal attorney.
"Our response in the hours following a potential power grab will dictate what...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Lula has been subjected to a political prosecution and conviction, ignoring...

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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.”