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Tuesday, October 27, 2020
With such large stakes for our fragile democracy, we cannot afford to bypass such a course of action that will assure a peaceful transition in accord with the rule of law. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images) Ralph Nader
Don't Rush to Declare Victory: Implementing a Two-Week Grace Period After November 3rd So All Voters Can Be Counted
A demand for a grace period needs to start now to build up powerful support from a multi-partisan combination of national, state, and local candidates for public office.
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The Trump regime committed several other serious crimes, such as sabotaging the postal service to hobble mail-in voting, and extorting campaign assistance from a foreign government by threatening to withhold duly appropriated taxpayer funds. (Photo: Stringer/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Mike Lofgren
Should Trump Be Held Accountable? A Harvard Academic Says No
The elites rush to the defense of the status quo.
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The Doomsday Clock reads 100 seconds to midnight—a decision made by the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists—during an announcement at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 23, 2020. (Photo: Eva Hambach/AFP via Getty Images) Olivia Alperstein
As Historic Nuclear Ban Enters into Force, It’s Time for the US to Help Put an End to the Nuclear Age
The only nation to use a nuclear weapon in an act of war can and should take steps to end the nuclear threat for good.
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This growing imbalance can be remedied by creating more states representing a larger majority of Americans. At the least, statehood should be granted to Washington, D.C. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images) Robert Reich
How to Reverse This Craven GOP Power Grab
The most ambitious structural reform would be to rebalance the Senate itself, as well as the Electoral College.
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 Trump may not be a close friend of Barrett’s, but his personal freedom is potentially at risk if Biden wins, when Trump would no longer be immunized from criminal prosecution. (Photo: Chen Mengtong/China News Service via Getty Images) Renee Knake Jefferson
Why Amy Coney Barrett Must Recuse Herself From Election-Related Cases
The choice is simple: She must recuse, and welcome Trump’s scorn.
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Trump is now trying to win back seniors by muddying the waters about which candidate is the real supporter of Social Security. But no one should be fooled. (Photo: AFGE) Nancy J. Altman, Linda Benesch
Donald Trump Is an Existential Threat to Social Security
The contrast between the two parties on Social Security has never been clearer. Every working family that has contributed to Social Security has a stake in this fight. All of us should vote accordingly.
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To anyone who is listening in elected office anywhere in America: I hope you have a plan for a peaceful transition of power, since the “law-and-order” president is, of course, anything but that when it comes to sustaining our democracy, rather than his presidency. (Photo by John Rudoff/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Andrea Mazzarino
A Well-Armed and Unpatriotic Far Right
How the war came home, big time.
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While the odds of Trump leading a de-facto coup have decreased with Biden’s steady lead in the polls, it is still a real possibility. (Photo: Alex Edelman/Getty Images) Stephen Zunes
Is the U.S. Prepared to Resist a Coup?
If Trump refuses to step down, we must be ready to not cooperate.
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