The “iEverything” and the Redistributional Imperative

Oregon’s Radical Innovation: Make Democracy Easy

By John Nichols The Nation Here is a novel notion: Why not make democracy easy? Why not take the trouble out of registering to vote—and out of voting? It can be done. Other countries, where voter turnout is dramatically higher than in the United States, craft their...
The “iEverything” and the Redistributional Imperative

The One Sensible Budget in Washington

By Katrina vanden Heuvel Common Dreams This week, Washington descends into its annual budget brawl. House Republicans unveiled their plan on Tuesday, with Senate Republicans to follow Wednesday. Their hope is to pass a common budget resolution through both bodies by...