When you hear “espionage,” you may think spies and international intrigue. More typically the Espionage Act applies to the unauthorized gathering, possessing or transmitting of other sensitive government information.
The inventory of items taken by the FBI from Mar-a-Lago apparently shows Trump may have violated the Espionage Act, the Public Records statute and engaged in obstruction of justice in a number of different ways.
A Texas proposal to "redefine" slavery grew out of work done under a Texas law that says slavery and racism can’t be taught as part of the “true founding” of the United States.
We might get some hints of what the FBI found at Mar-a-Lago if Trump does get indicted for a crime related to removing the documents or based on something found in them.
Have these officials, as some charge now, used their authority to interfere with America’s democratic process? Do local election officials abuse their power? The short answer is that they haven’t so far.
Neoliberalism advocates markets over governments and one need only recall the international financial disasters of 2008 to see where this kind of hierarchy leads and will lead again if we allow it.
GOP talking points continually try to blame inflation in the US on the Biden administration, ignoring that this is an international problem, not a US policy issue.
Many people think manufactured homes are poorly built, even though these structures, unlike site-built houses, have had to meet federal safety standards since 1976.
If the leaders of the new, Forward Party accomplish their goal, the party will attract many voters who no longer identify as Democrats or Republicans and it will become a force for moderation—and an institution—in U.S. electoral politics.
Aside from considering whether individuals may have committed a crime, a grand jury can also be used by a prosecutor as an investigative tool to compel witnesses to testify or turn over documents.
In recent months, a strand of conservative thought whose adherents are forthright in their disdain for democracy has started to creep into GOP politics. It’s called “neoreaction.”
Antisemitism on social media platforms is fueled by algorithms, which are programmed to register engagement. This ensures that the more engagement a post receives, the more users see it.