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.

The US Must Force Israel to Stop a Catastrophic Military Campaign in Rafah

If Biden is to Keep From Losing the Election He Needs to Stop the Middle East War

How Trump Plans to Destroy the “Deep State”

Trump’s Personality Will Deliver a Perilous Second Term – for Everyone

Eliminate Some Tax Laws (Not the IRS) to Avoid Government Shutdowns

Why Israel Should Adopt an Immediate Ceasefire

Can the Ukraine War be Won?

Is the Media Really Liberal?

Why Did the Parties Switch as Conservative and Liberal?

Civil War: MAGA and the Abolitionists

Republicans Diminishing the Cruelty of Black Slavery is a Loser’s Play

Republicans Fear America Will Become Communist…Really?

The Parties Want the Constitution to Balance Our Budget

Conservative Justices Save Voting Rights Act by Citing Systemic Racism

Winners and Losers in the Debt Ceiling Deal

A Strategy for Not Defaulting on Federal Loans

What is the Federalist Society and What Do They Want From Our Courts?

Banning Abortion Pills: Choosing Between Secularism and Moralism

How the Legal and Political Worlds Will Shape Trump’s Criminal Trial

How American Cultural Assumptions Keep Us From Having Universal Health Care

A Debt Ceiling Holds Our Economy Hostage

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