Activists, lawyers, and policy experts alike agree that the jury selection system is broken at every stage of the process—and Black defendants are paying the price.
Robin always talked about the future as the perfect remedy to the present, ever hopeful that things would get better, if only you worked for it.
The Republican Party should not attempt to change the electorate to match the party line; it should change the party line to fit its electorate.
“The only way for people to understand right and wrong is if you tell them everything.”
“It doesn’t necessarily matter what is in the Constitution. Some people see [gun ownership] as essential to their identity, so when that starts to come under stress, not only are they questioning the legal ramifications, but it becomes a personal attack.”
As Senator Ben Sasse said in his message to the Nebraska GOP State Central Committee after being censured: “Politics isn’t about the weird worship of one dude.” The party now wrestles with choosing between tethering itself to the Trump-adorned populist ideals or ridding itself of its recent populist tendencies and return to achieving meaningful, substantive conservative policy.
Faced with an antagonistic San Francisco government, as well as the mainstreaming of remote work, the tech industry warms up to Miami and its welcoming mayor.
Even before COVID-19, digital organizing had long been on the rise, and Democrats had put special effort into bolstering digital infrastructure in recent years. Still, until March 2020, nobody imagined that the emphasis on digital organizing would transform into an absolute dependence.