Cafe : Opinion

There Are Dire Signs Of Trouble Ahead For Our Election System
Good faith and the honor of partisan election officials used to be enough to ensure trust in voting results – but not anymore.
The Jan. 6 Committee Is Having A Measurable Impact On Voter Attitudes
Skeptical Americans, including those who initially believed the 2020 election was tainted through widespread voter fraud, may be starting to change their minds.
How To Steer Money For Drinking Water And Sewer Upgrades To The Communities That Need It Most
Congress has approved billions of dollars to fix water and sewer systems across the U.S. But getting that money to needy communities depends on how states define a key word.
Jan. 6 Panel Is Poised To Return Amid Growing Signs That Accountability Is Coming
With the American system of government at stake, citizens should resist being distracted from what matters most now: justice, accountability, and strengthening our democracy.
Brazil’s Election Goes Beyond A Battle Between Left And Right. Democracy Is Also On The Ballot
Seen from afar, the dynamics playing out in the Brazilian election are a clear example of the broader crisis of liberal democracy, with right-wing authoritarians in ascent globally.
Conspiracy Theories Are Dangerous No Matter How Many People Believe Them
Lies don’t have to spread far to cause problems.
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