Tag: Elections

  • Michael Avenatti Highlights Democratic Circus in Iowa

    The presidential primary circus came to Iowa early this campaign cycle. Very early. This weekend essentially serves as the unofficial kick-off of 2020 Iowa Caucus campaigning, with a flood of White House hopefuls eating things on sticks at the Iowa State Fair and speaking at a major annual Democratic Party fundraiser. Over 20 possible Democratic […]

  • Just Peachy: A Great Night for Women Candidates in Georgia

    As the American political world watched to see which Stacey would make the cut in Georgias gubernatorial Democratic primary, an equally interesting story unfolded down ballot. Diverse, enthusiastically progressive women and men were making a move all across the Georgia ballot in what most of the country has written off as the ruby red, conservative […]

  • The Techies Running For Congress Walk a Fine Line

    Brian Forde shouts over the din of the crowd packed inside a coworking space on a November evening in Irvine, California. “Hello! Hello! Hello! Thank you all so much for coming out,” he yells as he takes the stage. It’s been exactly one week since Democrats pulled off upset wins in states across the country […]

  • How a Tokyo-Born Outsider Became the Face of Czech Nationalism

    Tomio Okamura’s background is about as multicultural as you can get. The son of a Czech mother and a Japanese-Korean father, he suffered racist bullying in Japan and the Czech Republic that was so severe he developed a stutter and wet his bed until the age of 14. Which may or may not help explain why his […]