Why is there a cost to exercising our right to free speech? Democracy thrives when people speak up. You can join us. We're raising 10 lakhs in the next 7 days.
🆓 Thursday links: a big crypto fund launch, the coming mutual fund to ETF conversion wave and how supply constraints will extend the recovery. chart:
“Senator Manchin obviously thought and believed in his commitment to democracy,” Texas Rep. @JacksonLeeTX18 tells @jenniferlaure @sonalibasaknz and on the fight to pass sweeping voting rights legislation
Andreessen Horowitz raises the stakes with a new $2.2 billion cryptocurrency fund
If anyone had a right to question whether our democracy was worth redeeming, it was Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Because in the face of billy clubs and lynchings, poll taxes and literacy tests, he never gave in to violence, never waved a traitorous flag or gave up on our country.
Canadians are deeply disturbed and saddened by the attack on democracy in the United States, our closest ally and neighbour. Violence will never succeed in overruling the will of the people. Democracy in the US must be upheld - and it will be.
In 2016, when Trump won PA, MI, and WI by a handful of votes, the election system worked just great. Now that he's losing, it's a "fraud" and they're "stealing the election." This is how demagogues destroy faith in democracy and move us toward authoritarianism. Count every vote!
I want to speak directly to the Black women in our country. Thank you. You are too often overlooked, and yet are asked time and again to step up and be the backbone of our democracy. We could not have done this without you.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fought to the end, through her cancer, with unwavering faith in our democracy and its ideals. That’s how we remember her. But she also left instructions for how she wanted her legacy to be honored. My statement: