This post is contributed by Rachel McGonagill, a writer, activist and unexpected immigration wonk, currently living in the Pacific Northwest with her husband and three cats, in an amazing neighborhood made up mostly of immigrants. Tomorrow is the last day to offer comments in the federal register on a proposed new rule by the Department … Continue reading URGENT: Comment on this Horrid DOJ Rule by 11:59pm on 8/15
On June 11, voters in Fairfax County will have the chance to vote in a primary with five contested races for the Democratic nominations for the Board of Supervisors. The Washington Post Editorial Board chose to issue endorsements in these races, but their endorsement process was insufficiently transparent and even-handed, resulting in endorsements that should … Continue reading The Washington Post’s Endorsement Process is Not Endorsable
As the GOP gears up for the 2020 elections, they’re going to paint Democratic cities as atrocious hellholes. Here’s how to fight back. By Paul Constant, originally posted on Civic Skunk Works. In retrospect, the Urban Archipelago was always doomed to failure. At the time — in November of 2004, just after George W. Bush beat John Kerry … Continue reading The Republican War on American Cities
This Veterans Day, let's take a look at the current state of the largest health care system in the United States: The Department of Veteran Affairs.
Exactly two months from today - on November 6th, 2018 - Americans will cast their ballots and decide whether we're still serious about maintaining a democracy that adheres to the rule of law. In this article, we present a comprehensive list of US Congressional candidates from the most competitive races. Be sure to click over … Continue reading Blue Wave Status Report: Two Months Left to Flip It Blue