Republicans have railed against Obamacare, the changing of the names of D.C.’s football team and Cleveland’s baseball team, and, most recently, the so-called stolen election of 2020 — all of which turned out to be a whole lot of nothing. What will they rage against next?
No matter what happens in the midterms, or in the next presidential election, we will be living with the grotesque consequences of a right-wing judiciary for decades.
My grandma votes Republican because she believes in three things: money, strength, and the rule of law. Whether the Republican Party stands for any of those things is beside the point because, to her, and to a lot of other people still, the Republicans represent those values more than the Democrats.
A recent survey revealed that most Americans believe the word “weak” is what best describes Democrats. Clearly, the Democrats don’t exactly project strength—and it isn’t just a marketing problem.
Although the topic of colonial reparations for Puerto Rico has been ongoing for decades, there is a newfound interest, as more people recognize that after 124 years of abuse, humiliation, human rights violations, and economic exploitation through colonialism the United States owes Puerto Rico compensation.
In less than a month, Republicans will likely take over the House of Representatives, and possibly the Senate too. But even if they don’t win, they’ll still win—that is, if the almost 300 GOP election deniers seeking federal and statewide offices have anything to say about it.
With the news that Italy’s next prime minister may be a right-wing Christian nationalist, American conservatives are hoping that similar politics — and an even more extreme leader — will come to power in the United States.
“Americans don’t know who Latinos are,” Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX) said during his remarks on Wednesday at the National Press Club about a new report by the Government Accountability Office. The report is the second installment of a deep dive into the decades-old dilemma of Latino representation in the media.