Georgia deserves much better on elections

Georgia blew it — big time. An election meltdown that had been simmering here for a long time finally boiled over Tuesday for all the world to see. The election process — what should be a near-sacred ritual of this Republic — quickly devolved into what national and local commentators called, with ample justification, a hot […]

Read More »

Minneapolis Police Department ending police union contract negotiations

The Minneapolis Police Department will end its police union negotiations in a move to make “transformational” reforms after the death of George Floyd in city’s police custody, the police chief announced Wednesday. Police Chief Medaria Arradondo said during a press conference that the contact with the Police Officers Federation of Minneapolis will be thoroughly reviewed and […]

Read More »

Seattle protesters storm City Hall, demand mayor resign after driving police out of area, declaring autonomous zone

Hundreds of protesters, aided by a sympathetic City Council member, stormed Seattle’s City Hall Tuesday night to demand the mayor’s resignation, just days after seizing a six-block downtown zone that includes a shuttered police precinct. SEATTLE PROTESTERS DECLARE ‘COP FREE ZONE’ AFTER POLICE LEAVE PRECINCT Demonstrators remained peaceful, without reports of violence or injuries, but are […]

Read More »

How Public Opinion Has Moved on Black Lives Matter

In the last two weeks, American voters’ support for the Black Lives Matter movement increased almost as much as it had in the preceding two years. Net support is a measure showing the percent of respondents who supported a policy minus the percent who said they did not support it.·Civiqs daily tracking poll of registered […]

Read More »