The Voting Rights Act was passed in 1965 to ensure state and local governments do not pass laws or policies that deny American citizens the equal right to vote based on race. As the leading democracy of the world, the U.S. should work to keep voting...
A podcast discussing, religion, politics, sexuality...from a liberal, ex-muslim perspective.
Aaron HuertasAlso, please check out this podcast from @NiceMangos. I missed so much of the contrarian rightward drift in online atheist communities several years ago, but it presaged how a lot of our online political discourse works now.
The former Georgia gubernatorial candidate took to an elite journal to make the case for identity politics. What she wrote matters.
Aaron HuertasThey're not grappling with the political reality @staceyabrams lays out: “The marginalized did not create identity politics: Their identities have been forced on them by dominant groups, and politics is the most effective method of revolt."
Harris has attracted controversy through his writings about religion, particularly Islam, since 9/11; on the latest Recode Decode, he says he doesn’t think violent white supremacy is as big of a problem as violent jihad.
Aaron HuertasSam Harris tells @karaswisher that he doesn't have any form of identity that affects his view of politics. Similar to what he told @ezraklein: other people are biased, but he's able to focus on things that are universal. This is a big blind spot.
Joe Biden swooped into Iowa this week as the front-runner in the Democratic presidential primary, but Democratic voters still have questions They suspect Biden is better positioned than the others to beat Trump. But they are looking for him to...