Is California’s democracy broken? 🔊

Is California’s democracy broken? 🔊

California is about to vote on whether to recall their governor and replace him with one of forty-six candidates. This process has uncovered a serious challenge for the governability of the state, and California now faces a governability crisis. Is the recall process...
What is the so-called deep state? 🔊

What is the so-called deep state? 🔊

While President, Donald Trump regularly complained that a deep state was undermining his policies and his decisions. He painted a picture of a conspiracy that unelected government officials were seeking to overthrow his Presidency. What is the so-called deep state?...
The first 100 days: How has Joe Biden done so far? 🔊

The first 100 days: How has Joe Biden done so far? 🔊

Presidents are often historically judged based on the accomplishments of their first 100 days in office. US President Joe Biden has just passed his 100-day mark. How does his record compare to historical records? How likely are President Biden’s proposals to...
What has Joe Biden achieved so far as President?

What has Joe Biden achieved so far as President?

By Mary Fitzgerald & Aaron White In his first 100 days as President, Joe Biden has surprised many critics, but he needs to go much further. “We handed away votes to Joe Biden and Kamala Harris and then celebrated – dancing in the streets like fools,” Jecorey...
What did Trump’s Tweets really mean?

What did Trump’s Tweets really mean?

By Michael Humphrey “I analyzed all of Trump’s tweets to find out what he was really saying.” The tally was in, it was clear Donald Trump had lost – and he tweeted: “either a new election should take place or … results nullified.” It sounds familiar, but...