Nick Licata

Nick Licata is author of Becoming A Citizen Activist, and has served 5 terms on the Seattle City Council, named progressive municipal official of the year by The Nation, and is founding board chair of Local Progress, a national network of 1,000 progressive municipal officials.

How Biden Can Resolve America’s Immigration Crisis

SCOTUS Could Let State Legislatures Decide Presidential Election Counts

The Senate Elections Exposed the MAGA Movement’s Weakness

The Far-Right Freedom Caucus Will Run the House for the Next Two Years

The Sleeper Issue of the Midterms: Rank Choice Voting

The Unspoken Label for America’s Growing Political Movement is “Reactionary”

Christian Nationalism is Like a Cancer, But is it Benign or Malignant?

How could Chile reject a perfectly progressive constitution?

Democracies have Prosecuted Corrupt Leaders – America Can Too

Could Liz Cheney Initiate a New Conservative Party?

Was There Really an Attempted Coup?

Could Ethnic Minorities Save the Senate for the Democrats?

Will Abortion Bans Overtake Inflation as the Key Issue in the Midterms?

The Biden Problem and the Midterm Elections

Democrats Need the Independent Voters to Keep the Senate

Abortion Rights in Swing States Will Determine Who Controls the Senate in 2021

To Save Roe in Congress, the Democrats Must Change Their Strategy

A Political Disinformation Campaign is Threatening Our Democracy

How to Have Fearlessly Curious Conversations in Dangerously Divided Times

In Pursuit of Justice for Black Americans: an Interview With Laura Coates

Should Trump-Republicans Fear Mike Pence…as a Libertarian Candidate?

Why Making the COVID Vaccine was a Long Shot

A National Network of Election Deniers will Oversee the 2024 Election

On the Matter of Black Lives: an Interview With Jelani Cobb

An Obscure Doctrine May Allow Trump to Win in 2024 Regardless of the Popular Vote

Can the Global Corporate Tax Clip Corporate Power?

The Case for Legalizing Psychedelics

What Will be Done About America’s Growing Disparity in Wealth?

Trumpite Multi-Millionaires Push White Ethnic Nationalism, While Undermining Democracy

The Air-Conditioning Nightmare: an Interview With Eric Dean Wilson

The Politics of Fear and Hope

Can Critical Race Theory Reframe American History Successfully?

Can Biden’s Infrastructure Plan Peel-Off Blue-Collar Workers from the Republicans?

Democrats Want to End the Filibuster, But They Use It More Than the GOP

Ignorance Does Not Lead to Freedom

Can Hate Speech be Banned on Social Media?

How Media Monopolies Amplify Conspiracy Theories

The Inspired Terrorists Who Invaded the Capitol Were Your Neighbors!

Biden’s Most Urgent Challenge: More Countries Wanting Nukes

A Slanted Narrative on Slanted Journalism

The Big Lie Strategy for Grabbing Political Power

Is a Fascist Movement Developing Here?

How Trump Will Win the GOP by Losing the Presidency

Does Esper’s Firing Imply Using the Insurrection Act?

The Battle Will Come After the Voting is Over

Democrats Have Been a Minority on the Supreme Court Since 1970

Could the Covid Outbreak Delay Barrett’s Confirmation?

Bridging Individualism and Community to Sustain our Democracy

Three World War II Books That Mirror Our Current Crises

How a Day’s Delay in the Mail Could Re-Elect Trump