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And I Thought, ‘Something Just Broke’
Systemic change will be difficult until we cut out and complete irradiate the Trumpist cancer from our diseased body politic. So we fight.
Impeachment: What It Is — and Why He Deserves It
Step one is underway. Step two will mean the whole game.
Dancing on the Head of a Constitutional Crisis Pin
And if Trump won't comply with court orders, what then? Or refuse to leave office, what then?
In 2019, America Wallows in Disunion — Just Like 1850
You can trace an unfortunate, slave-driven straight line from John C. Calhoun to Donald J. Trump.
Progressives, Let’s Be Wise For the Next Two Years
Democrats have to be flexible, intelligent, tough -- and unwilling to give in to infantile tantrums.
What Theater Admins Can Teach Us About Our Executive Branch
The theater has mechanisms to ensure our comfort and safety. Why doesn't the government?
Ending Birthright Citizenship: What Dictators Do
Trump will rely on inaccurate interpretations and debunked legal arguments to push a fascist policy favored by some of the worst actors in human history.
Kavanaugh Wanted a Job — He Wasn’t Entitled to Due Process
If a man wants something badly enough, he'll assert the right to it, even if he doesn't have one.
What the Constitution Means to Me, You, and Mike Iveson
"Ruth Bader Ginsberg is essentially America's greatest superhero right now."
Impeachment: Not Just Warranted, But Overdue
Democrats fear that even discussing it will stir up Trump’s base. That's cowardice.
Does Alex Jones Have a Point? Don’t Laugh. He Might.
Think twice before giving huge corporations authority to decide what constitutes hate speech.
The Arts Wants to End Citizens United, Too
I asked what this political action committee was afraid of. But that wasn't the problem.
I Shouldn’t Judge a Play About Antonin Scalia Until I See...
What if I think he was a terrible jurist and a bad man? Does that make me a bad critic?
Family Separation Is Morally Gross — and Unconstitutional
Which legitimate government interest is furthered by traumatizing toddlers?
Is the President Guilty Until Proven Guiltier? Or Indictable?
We accepted long ago that the skill sets sought in a president lend themselves to moral lapses and casual corruption.
Yes, Our Constitution Might Be on the Side of Facebook
In Europe, you have the right to be forgotten. In America, you may only have the right to be remembered.
Alex Mohajer: We Can Legally Demand a New Election If There...
Other democracies have removed corrupt leaders or annulled an election. Will the US be next?
When It’s Time to Protest, Are You On the Right Side...
A protest has the extraordinary ability to shed light on the fractured internal relations of our country.
Hirabayashi Lives On, Still Defending the US Constitution
A play set in World War II reminds us that our rights are only as strong as our resolve to defend them.
I Was Haunted by Kent State Then. It’s Worse Now.
It's not because of the Second Amendment. It’s because of the NRA.