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Give Prisoners the Vote

In the November 2018 midterm elections, Floridian voters passed an amendment restoring the voting rights of convicted felons. As a result, over a million Floridians, primarily men of color, will regain their right to vote. Prior to the passage of the...

Give Prisoners the Vote

In the November 2018 midterm elections, Floridian voters passed an amendment restoring the voting rights of convicted felons. As a result, over a million Floridians, primarily men of color, will regain their right to vote. Prior to the passage of the...

Stuff The Ballot, Not The Ballot-Box

In classrooms across the United States, American children learn the basic structure of their government, a system comprised of three branches of elected and appointed officials. They are taught the difference between democratically elected republics ...

Stuff The Ballot, Not The Ballot-Box

In classrooms across the United States, American children learn the basic structure of their government, a system comprised of three branches of elected and appointed officials. They are taught the difference between democratically elected republics ...

Pick Your Poison

As American politics becomes increasingly polarized, the two-party system has become an obstacle to healthy government. Extremism often appeals more to party bases than moderation, especially for local and congressional primaries. In the face of this...

Pick Your Poison

As American politics becomes increasingly polarized, the two-party system has become an obstacle to healthy government. Extremism often appeals more to party bases than moderation, especially for local and congressional primaries. In the face of this...

Raising the Bar

When American founding father Elbridge Gerry said, “the evils we experience flow from the excess of democracy,” he probably didn’t have judicial elections in mind. But the uniquely American and singularly deleterious practice of determining jud...

Raising the Bar

When American founding father Elbridge Gerry said, “the evils we experience flow from the excess of democracy,” he probably didn’t have judicial elections in mind. But the uniquely American and singularly deleterious practice of determining jud...

The Biology of Bureaucracy

Vestigial structures are an inherent function of biology, be they penguin wings, bat bones, whale pelvises, or human wisdom teeth; they are organs that stay anchored in bodies even after time has rendered their functions ineffectual. Just as the evol...

The Biology of Bureaucracy

Vestigial structures are an inherent function of biology, be they penguin wings, bat bones, whale pelvises, or human wisdom teeth; they are organs that stay anchored in bodies even after time has rendered their functions ineffectual. Just as the evol...

Is it the Economy?

During election season, the economy is always a hot topic for politicians. In the United States and most European countries, there has been a recent right-wing, nationalistic upsurge which has dedicated a large platform to the economy. With so much ...

Is it the Economy?

During election season, the economy is always a hot topic for politicians. In the United States and most European countries, there has been a recent right-wing, nationalistic upsurge which has dedicated a large platform to the economy. With so much ...