As a country, we don’t remember what happened 222 years ago, because we tend not to remember history. But also because that political storm “rolled harmlessly away.” Will we be as lucky?
Trump’s call for voiding the Constitution raises uncomfortable questions. How would it be done? Call a new Constitutional Convention, which requires two thirds of the states to agree—or attempt another coup d’état, like January 6th?
Born of opportunities created in the aftermath of the Civil War, modern day carpetbaggers are simply opportunistic — and voters no longer seem to care anymore about unrooted candidates.
In the 19th and 20th centuries, more than a dozen states enacted legislation barring Asians from purchasing property. But immigrants and their families used the court system and legal loopholes to fight back.
Hundreds of parents hoping to “take back” public education ran for school board seats in the midterms. What’s the actual job that awaits those who win?
Book banning is an illiberal idea that undermines a long and honorable tradition of making knowledge and ideas widely available, making people free to choose what to read for themselves.
Recent polls indicate Americans are increasingly confident about the electoral process. But state and local administrators aren’t taking any chances and are sharing resources for safe and secure elections.
Every jurisdiction may not face the same prospect for midterm disruption, but all are on alert. Election experts highlight keys to election security.
One western Florida community celebrated the success of a program to restore what Hurricane Michael took from it, others braced for Hurricane Ian, a storm projected to be among the most damaging to ever strike the state.
In 1990, a quirky campaign run by the then-upstart music channel MTV encouraged its viewers to Rock the Vote. Now, three decades later, we need a similarly audacious bid to have Americans trust the validity of the vote.
Our government institutions are the glue that actually holds our society together and keep things rolling. What happens when that glue stops sticking?
As historic floods beset several states, a new study finds that warming could make a California “megaflood” more dangerous, and likely, than previously thought.