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Adam Eichen

The For The People Act Still Has Life. But You Wouldn’t Know It From Reading The Coverage.
The more news stories that wrongfully declare a bill dead, the harder it is to mobilize people to fight for it — the declaration becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy.
Why Democrats Should Not Settle For A Slimmed Down For The People Act
The beauty of the For The People Act is that it’s defense of democracy goes further than voting rights.
Democrats Should Ignore Calls For A Skinnier For The People Act
There’s no reason to believe a smaller, less effective bill would stand any better shot at gaining any Republican votes.
Not Another ‘Bipartisan’ Panel: GOP Could Help Fix Democracy By Not Undermining Elections To Begin With
Instead of disingenuous bids for “bipartisan” probes that propel voter fraud myths, the path forward must begin by framing the problem honestly. 
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 06:  Protesters gather on the second day of pro-Trump events fueled by President Donald Trump's continued claims of election fraud in an to overturn the results before Congress finalizes them in a joint session of the 117th Congress on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times)
Gerrymandering Created The Vacuum Trump Needed To Inspire Faux Coup. Here’s How Dems Can Fix It
It’s no coincidence that the vast preponderance of those who incited the insurrection by objecting to the counting of electoral votes were politicians who owed their perpetual re-election to gerrymandering. 
on March 21, 2018 in Washington, DC.
The GOP Remains Loyal To Corporations And Lobbying Groups Over Americans. COVID Hasn’t Changed That. 
Trade associations sound innocuous but the term obscures what they really are: lobbying groups that advocate for policies that benefit specific business interests. Among the groups that could potentially qualify for loans under Collins’ and Rubio’s bill are PhRMA, the nation’s top drug lobby, and the American Chemistry Council, which represents big chemical and fossil fuel interests.
COVID-19 Might Not Sideline Expansion Of Ranked Choice Voting Reform In These Key States
The most well-known benefit of RCV is ensuring that the winner of an election receives support from the majority of voters. This is critical in heavily contested elections.
It’s Time For Biden To Be More Specific On His Voting Rights Platform
Biden should be at the forefront of the democracy fight, especially as President Trump attempts to polarize voting by mail by promulgating myths about voter fraud. This requires a strong, clear, and detailed vision of what American democracy should look like. 
NY Presidential Primary Cancellation Was An Anti-Democratic Move That Harmed A Pro-Democracy Campaign
While much has rightfully been written about the “socialism” of Bernie Sanders' democratic socialism, the “democratic” portion of his platform is where he left a particularly indelible mark.
The Media Can Play A Crucial Role In Preserving Democracy Amid COVID. Here’s How.
To ensure the legitimacy of this year’s elections, the media should offer regular, timely instructions about how to vote during this national emergency. And they should start right away, every day and in every publication.
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