Posts by Adam Lioz

Millions of Americans pulled the lever for Donald Trump at least in part because they (accurately) perceive that the deck is stacked against them, with government more responsive to the rich and too...
December 2, 2016 | Adam Lioz
Today President Obama fulfilled his constitutional duty by nominating Judge Merrick Garland to succeed Justice Antonin Scalia on the U.S. Supreme Court. Now the question is whether U.S. Senators will...
March 16, 2016 | Adam Lioz
Is it a coincidence that we’ve seen attacks on three basic pillars of a nation in which we all have an equal say in our democracy and an equal chance in our economy: the freedom to vote, the right to...
March 7, 2016 | Adam Lioz
Only an hour after the nation learned that one of its nine most powerful jurists passed away unexpectedly, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that he would seek to block President Obama...
February 25, 2016 | Adam Lioz
Adam Lioz is Counsel & Senior Advisor for Demos Greg Moore is Executive Director of the NAACP National Voter Fund This past Saturday was the 40th anniversary of Buckley v. Valeo, and last week...
February 2, 2016 | Adam Lioz
As the 2016 presidential campaign begins in earnest, we’re all bracing ourselves for the barrage of political ads coming our way.   The empty slogans and out-of-context attacks are bad enough....
January 22, 2016 | Adam Lioz
In a Boston Globe op-ed today, Sec. Hillary Clinton correctly noted the importance of the next president’s power to appoint Supreme Court justices. On no issue is this more true than on...
January 8, 2016 | Adam Lioz
On Saturday, the New York Times ran a front-page article about how the endorsement of a single billionaire may significantly shift the dynamics of the Republican presidential primary in Marco Rubio’s...
November 5, 2015 | Adam Lioz