Juneteenth is a reminder that we must never give up no matter how tough or trying the times. This year, it is especially important that we all speak up.
Founding Fathers articles on Democracy Chronicles
The Founding Fathers were political leaders and statesmen who participated in the American Revolution by signing the Declaration of Independence and establishing the Constitution. Also see our articles on revolutionary Thomas Paine.
The framers would have backed sweeping national election reforms. Madison argued Congress should check states on voting laws.
America’s constitution, the separation of powers and federalism are why American democracy is one of the most resilient in the world.
Michael Berkman and Michael Nelson discuss the constitutional framework for impeachment and what the Framers had in mind when they set it up. They also discuss how impeachment is a unique cooperation between the three branches.
Disability Party believes the Constitution needs to be amended to reform some major problems with the federal courts and federal judges. These problems are being used to block disability rights.
National Organization for Women celebrated Susan B. Anthony’s birthday (February 15, 1820) on President’s Day in honor of this advocate of equal rights.
Lawsuit is seeking to reverse the administration’s decision to add a question about citizenship to the census questionnaire for the first time in history.
This year you can celebrate the event with the Florida Veterans for Common Sense in Florida or the much celebrated the Thomas Paine Society in California.
In honor of Thomas Paine’s 283rd birthday today, I am proud to announce a new collection I have put together to showcase some of my favorite artistic creations that highlight the founding father. This meme collection is free for you to spread around!
Democracy will not succeed until we recognize that there are many among us with the ability and the integrity to improve our lives. We must devise a way to seek them out and raise them to public office.