Tag: Democracy

When Billionaires Don’t Pay Taxes, People “Lose Faith in Democracy”

ProPublica- March 1, 2022

Series: The Secret IRS Files by Jesse Eisinger, Jeff Ernsthausen and Paul Kiel ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big ... Read More

Objective Journalism Does Not Entail Telling Both Sides

David Todd McCarty- January 12, 2021

We have a myth in America that there are two sides to every story, which is only true with arguments and not with factual reporting. ... Read More

Thank You For Voting, Here’s Your Balloon

David Todd McCarty- October 1, 2020

Election Day should not only be a national holiday, a mandatory day off for all but essential workers, but it should be a celebration of ... Read More

It Doesn’t Matter That Your Trump-Loving Uncle Can’t See That The End Is Nigh

David Todd McCarty- September 30, 2020

After four years of interminable assault at the hands of an abusive charlatan, America is waking up to the fact that we don’t have to ... Read More

Angry And Afraid

David Todd McCarty- August 30, 2020

There is a new silent majority in America—a peculiar coalition of Leftist Progressives, establishment Democrats and moderate Republicans who recognize how dangerously close this republic ... Read More

The Value Of Criticism

David Todd McCarty- August 25, 2020

The concept of ‘love it or leave it’ is antithetical to the principles our country was founded on, not the least of which was the ... Read More

Fear And Loathing In Cape May County

David Todd McCarty- July 24, 2020

Trumpism has affected all areas of public life in America but nowhere has it felt more significant than right here in our remote seaside community ... Read More

The Coronavirus Has Proven That Greater Transparency In Government Is Possible

David Todd McCarty- April 15, 2020

From City Council to the Supreme Court, the coronavirus has taught us that public-access, live-streamed government is not only possible, but healthier for democracy, and ... Read More