Reading Time: 4 minutes By Cornelia Powell – Confluence Daily is your daily news source for women in the know.…
Reading Time: 11 minutes The system is rigged. It was rigged from the outset, quite intentionally, to favor small states. Under current political coalitions, that’s become an enormous advantage for Republicans. The country’s framers obviously could not have known that they were creating a system that would give Donald Trump’s party an unfair advantage over Hillary Clinton’s party more than two centuries later. But they did create a system that favors small states over large states.
Reading Time: 2 minutes We like to pretend as if “excuse me, sir, could you kindly remove your foot from my neck” is how corrupt, racist, sexist systems are overturned.
And by we I mean those of us conditioned to operate and function in and hold up a white supremacist system.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Get in on the Adopt-A-Moderate-Republican Senator Program today! (Or the AAMRSP as we in the know call it.) Share YOUR senator here, so we can collect all 7 (ish), for which you’ll get a set of nail clippers—and perhaps, your democracy. 💪🏼
Reading Time: 6 minutes In every defeat there are lessons to be learned. For her largest advocates, the wound of realizing that their shared kinship was not as widespread as initially conceived may take a while to heal. But our obligations as voters demand that we hold our favored candidates accountable to the commitments they make to their constituency, and push them to understand what representation really means in 2020. This includes listening to the policies constituents want, and not only grasping but representing a new rubric of fighting for justice.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Here’s what the gender gap could mean for 2020.
Reading Time: < 1 minute House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) will announce a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, according to the Wall Street Journal and Washington Post.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Think of your own teenager or a friend who has a teenager. Would you want the President of the United States mocking him or her solely because what they believe is different than what he believes, and they have the audacity to speak out about it?
Reading Time: 5 minutes Joe Biden is not racist in the hateful tiki torch-wielding kind of way. He’s racist in an elitist entitled sort of way that makes his racism near invisible to the naked eye of other well-intending white people, most of whom have an Uncle Joe in their family.
Business Insider: A mysterious exchange between Trump and a foreign leader is Washington’s latest obsession.
Reading Time: 7 minutes A whistleblower complaint filed by a member of the intelligence community has sent shockwaves through Washington, as it allegedly accuses President Donald Trump of making an inappropriate promise to a foreign leader, among other acts.