As the 50th anniversary of the Watergate break-in approaches, a recent book charts the transformation of the Nixon administration’s bungled burglary into a wake-up call to how far a criminal administration would go to hang on to power.
Started by Jerry Brown nearly 50 years ago, the CCC is a rock-solid model for programs that combine workforce development, public service and pushback against climate change.
A historian explores three myths about the Supreme Course: court packing, judicial review and meeting the expectations of the appointing presidents. They are not what you thought they were.
Housing costs were rising faster than income before historic inflation made things worse. The CEO of Habitat for Humanity blueprints what local governments can do to ease the current crisis.
Historian Joanne Freeman tells us about the past history of violence in our Capitol and what brought it about.
The rules for conducting elections aren’t the only thing being debated in Republican-dominated state legislatures. Some want more control over the entire process. The resulting bills reflect a growing loss of trust in democratic systems.
These are indeed scary times for our Democracy in the U.S., and things will not get better if all of us who see what is going down give in to fear. There ARE things we can and must do.
A journalist and her husband left San Francisco and headed east to take over the 530-acre family farm.