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Engines Of Democracy

February 13, 2019

Society will be much improved by loosening the stranglehold of top universities on the education of elites. But how?

Via: Aeon

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‘This Is Where We Make Our Stand’: Beto O’Rourke Finally Looks Like A 2020 Candidate

February 12, 2019

Trump’s appearance in O’Rourke’s hometown on Monday night served to elevate the former Texas congressman as a potential rival. And O’Rourke seized the opportunity to re-establish his footing. “It shows that if he can find a balance between being smart and strategic and a [yin] to the president’s yang, that’s what Democrats are seeking,” said Jeff Roe, Ted Cruz’s chief strategist.

Via: Politico

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Stacey Abrams, First Black Woman To Deliver Dem Response To SOTU, Bashes Shutdown ‘Stunt’

February 6, 2019

She also predicts that voters’ ability to cast ballots “is the next battle for our democracy, one where all eligible for our democracy, one where all eligible citizens can have their say about the vision we want for our country.” She added, “We must reject the cynicism that says allowing every eligible vote to be cast and counted is a ‘power grab.'”

Via: Politico

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The Queen Of Change

February 3, 2019

With “The Artist’s Way,” Julia Cameron invented the way people renovate the creative soul.

Via: New York Times

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Tennessee Lawmakers Propose Flurry Of Election-Law Changes

January 30, 2019

Democratic-sponsored legislation would allow for same-day voter registration, child care payments for candidates and other progressive changes. Republicans are proposing that the state legislature nominate candidates for U.S. Senate and are attempting to push back voter registration deadlines.

Via: The Nashville Scene