democracy

Organizing history by tags.

To protect democracy, let us elect our leaders and make city hall accountable

Editor’s note: This is one in an ongoing series of essays and analyses Urbānitūs will publish reflecting the diversity of perspectives on the future...

A small piece of a big law, the ransacking of the Capitol, and the uncertain future of Big Tech

Talk about timing. On Jan. 7, 2021, less than 24 hours following the attack on the U.S. Capitol, the Los Angeles Times published a defense...

How policing’s new digital tools paste a data-based veneer over old systemic problems of discrimination

If America is to learn how to police better, it actually must learn how to police less. So argues author and University of Texas at...

Republicans like Sen. Ted Cruz once stood up to Donald Trump — they need to do so again for our democracy

The 2016 Republican Party Iowa Caucus results gave us a preview of how Donald Trump responds to an election loss. In the afterglow of what...