Volcanoes are erupting in The Philippines, but on-fire Australia received some welcome rain. The Iran war cries have been called off and The Donald’s military powers are about to be hamstrung by the Senate. Meanwhile, his impeachment trial is starting, and we’re all on Twitter for a front-row seat.
Slaughter discusses possible structural changes to American democracy, including adopting ranked-choice voting and re-thinking campaign finance.
Political power without capital? Peniel E. Joseph explains the critical views of capitalism that emerged in the American Civil Rights movement and then explores the legacy of these ideas on the Black Lives Matter movement in contemporary America due to persistent political and economic inequality.