With Mitch McConnell no longer Senate majority leader, there is new hope for change in the Senate. Though the optimism may be deserved, the Senate remains an undemocratic institution. In order for our democracy to move forward, the Senate must be abolished and the House of Representatives expanded.
Former Vice President Joe Biden is the projected winner of the 2020 presidential election. While we may celebrate the end of Donald Trump’s disastrous presidency, let’s not fall asleep and tune out politics. People may cheer about the fact we now have “civility” in the White House. They may cheer about how things will be back to “normal.” But the normal of the Barack Obama years isn’t desirable.