Republican Party

What is gerrymandering and why does a democracy allow it to be used to protect white power?

By Mia Brett / October 21, 2021 /

A legal history of congressional district map-making.

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Creating a counter-conservatism

By John Stoehr / October 21, 2021 /

Make more room in the Democratic Party.

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Not your dad’s conservatives: Today’s GOP wants candidates to say how they’ll use the state to keep white people on top

By John Stoehr / October 20, 2021 /

See Glenn Youngkin’s vow to ban “CRT.”

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When democracy is at stake, policies are secondary. The only question is this: Do you want the assholes to be in charge?

By John Stoehr / October 18, 2021 /

The press and pundit corps are not normal people.

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Bothsidesing the Holocaust in Texas isn’t fringe. It’s the facade of GOP respectability falling off

By John Stoehr / October 15, 2021 /

First, Black people. Then women. Then Jews. It should all make sense.

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Was the 2020 election the Republicans’ best and last shot at an authoritarian takeover?

By John Stoehr / October 14, 2021 /

Everything we are seeing now, no matter how scary it is, may in the course of time prove to be a slow unwinding of an all-but-spent threat.

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Whatever Joe Biden and the Democrats decide will be the best outcome democracy can produce while being sabotaged

By John Stoehr / October 13, 2021 /

Cut these Democrats some slack.

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Death-threat squads harass voting administrators out of their jobs, clearing way for election theft. It’s a slow-motion coup

By Lindsay Beyerstein / October 13, 2021 /

“They’re playing the long game.”

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I’m not buying Adam Schiff’s bullshit. Neither should you

By John Stoehr / October 12, 2021 /

Why is the congressman taking advantage of ignorance?

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So much depends on respectable white people. We need them to see sadism is the GOP’s point

By John Stoehr / October 11, 2021 /

There is no middle way. There is no neutral position.

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