Articles by: Clarence Lusane

The Votes That Weren’t Cast

The Votes That Weren’t Cast

The fundamental right to vote has been a core value of Black politics since the colonial era — and so has the effort to suppress that vote right up to the present moment. In fact, the history of the suppression of Black voters is a first-rate horror story that as yet shows no sign of ending. While Democrats and progressives[Read More…]

by 03/02/2023 Comments are Disabled World
The MAGAfication of America

The MAGAfication of America

Just in case you didn’t notice, authoritarianism was on the ballot in the 2022 midterm elections. An unprecedented majority of candidates from one of the nation’s two major political parties were committed to undemocratic policies and outcomes. You would have to go back to the Democratic Party-dominated segregationist South of the 1950s to find such a sweeping array of authoritarian proclivities in[Read More…]

by 30/11/2022 Comments are Disabled World