Rick’s Commentaries and Op-Eds

Facebook and Twitter Could Let Trump Back Online. But He’s Still a DangerWashington Post, Mar. 9, 2022

How Supreme Court Radicalism Could Threaten Democracy Itself, Slate, Mar. 8, 2022

How to Keep the Rising Tide of Fake News from Drowning Our DemocracyN.Y. Times, Mar. 7, 2022

North Carolina Republicans Ask SCOTUS To Decimate Voting Rights in Every StateSlate, Feb. 25, 2022

What Democrats Need From Mitch McConnell to Make an Election Reform Deal Worth ItSlate, Jan. 4, 2022

No One is Coming to Save Us from the ‘Dagger at the Throat of America,’ N.Y. Times, Jan. 7, 2022

Here’s What Congress Can Do to Keep the Next Trump from Stealing an Election, Washington Post, Sept. 29, 2021

The Legal Minds Who Tried to Overturn the Election for Trump Are Being Welcomed Back Into Polite Society, Slate, Sept.1, 2021

Trump is Planning a Much More Respectable Coup Next TimeSlate, August 5, 2021

The Supreme Court’s Voting Rights Opinion is Even Worse than It Seems, Slate, July 8, 2021

The Supreme Court is Putting Democracy at Risk, N.Y. Times, July 1, 2021

Democrats Should Leap at the Chance to Take Joe Manchin’s Deal, Slate, June 16, 2021

Stephen Breyer’s Nonpartisan Retirement Plan Will Only Make Things WorseSlate, June 9, 2021

Republicans Aren’t Done Messing with ElectionsN.Y. Times, Apr. 23, 2021

H.R. 1 can’t pass the Senate. But here are some voting reforms that couldWash. Post, Mar. 16, 2021

Election Law Can’t Protect American Democracy If Our Representatives are LawlessL.A. Times, Jan. 20, 2021

The Only Way to Save American Democracy NowSlate, Jan. 11, 2021

Donald Trump Should Be Prosecuted for His Shakedown of Georgia’s Brad RaffenspergerSlate, Jan. 4, 2021

We Can’t Let Our Elections Be This Vulnerable AgainThe Atlantic, Jan. 4, 2021

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