How Will Women of Color Vote In November? Insights from a New Poll

How Will Women of Color Vote In November? Insights from a New Poll

By Pearl Phillip As the United States gears up for another crucial election cycle, the spotlight is once again on the diverse tapestry of its electorate. Among the most influential demographics are women of color, whose collective voice significantly shapes the country’s political landscape. A recent poll conducted by Intersections of Our Lives sheds light on this pivotal group’s voting […]

Justice Sotomayor’s Health isn’t the Real Problem for Democrats − Winning Elections is

Justice Sotomayor’s Health isn’t the Real Problem for Democrats − Winning Elections is

Editorial credit: K2 images / Shutterstock.com By Kevin J. McMahon | The Conversation It almost sounds like a bad joke: What did the 78-year-old male senator say to the 69-year-old female justice? “RETIRE!” That’s effectively what happened recently when U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut suggested that Sonia Sotomayor – the first Hispanic and third woman Supreme Court […]

The Rise & Power of Ethnic Voters: Shaping the Future of American Elections

The Rise & Power of Ethnic Voters: Shaping the Future of American Elections

By Pearl Phillip In the realm of American politics, the influence of ethnic voters is becoming increasingly significant as the demographics of the nation evolves. The voices of minorities, people of color, and immigrants are shaping the political landscape in an unprecedented way in the 2024 election cycle. The story of how these communities assert […]

Jon Stewart, Still a ‘Tiny, Neurotic Man,’ Back to Remind Americans What’s At Stake

Jon Stewart, Still a ‘Tiny, Neurotic Man,’ Back to Remind Americans What’s At Stake

Editorial credit: Darwin Brandis / Shutterstock.com By Dannagal G. Young | The Conversation It’s an uncomfortable truth: Jon Stewart and Donald Trump both tapped the same well of latent public disaffection with politics and the media in the 2000s. Trust in media and government had been declining for several decades. But the symbiotic relationship between the White House and […]

Voting Season in New York is Here: A 2024 Elections Guide

Voting Season in New York is Here: A 2024 Elections Guide

The ballot sorting process in action at the Board of Elections in Queens. Credit: Ben Fractenberg/THE CITY By Rachel Holliday Smith New Yorkers, the 2024 voting season is here and presidential candidates aren’t the only ones on the ballots — with three different election days approaching. While the race for the Oval Office is grabbing all […]

Nixon Declared Americans Deserved to know ‘Whether their President is a Crook’ – Trump Says the Opposite

Nixon Declared Americans Deserved to know ‘Whether their President is a Crook’ – Trump Says the Opposite

By Spencer Goidel | The Conversation One of the four criminal trials of Donald Trump was slated to start in the next few days, but has been delayed on procedural grounds. There was a time when it appeared possible all of his trials could happen before the November election. Now it is unclear whether even one will begin in time. […]

AI vs. Elections: 4 Essential Reads About the Threat of High-Tech Deception in Politics

AI vs. Elections: 4 Essential Reads About the Threat of High-Tech Deception in Politics

Editorial credit: Tada Images / Shutterstock.com By Eric Smalley | The Conversation It’s official. Joe Biden and Donald Trump have secured the necessary delegates to be their parties’ nominees for president in the 2024 election. Barring unforeseen events, the two will be formally nominated at the party conventions this summer and face off at the ballot box […]