Time Machine

Thoughts and research on the history of democracy and political representation in the US, with all of its great advances and tragic episodes.

Celebrating International Women’s Day (and Black History Month too)
On February 18, 1965, Baldwin’s moral authority made a fool of the disingenuous Buckley’s patrician racism
Women’s rights have always been contested terrain in Taliban America; but courageous women took on the patriarchy and won
Illuminating lessons from Illinois’ 110-year history with cumulative voting -- more bipartisanship, less polarization, more voter choice, better…
We must never forget: America's soul was forged in a heroic fight for the right to vote for all Americans
July 19-20 marks the 174th anniversary of the Seneca Falls Convention, the first women’s rights gathering in the US
Trump before there was Trump
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