Can we abolish the Senate already?

(David Maiolo / CC-BY-SA 3.0)

That old hackneyed joke — If pro is the opposite of con, then isn’t Congress the opposite of progress? — has never rung truer than it does today. It’s particularly the case in the upper house, where forward movement on voting rights, climate change and other critical issues is being held up by Republican obstructionists in the Senate (and their conservative Democratic accomplices). Folks have been floating the idea of ending the

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Justin Ward

Justin Ward

Journalist and activist. Founder and co-chair of DivestSPD. Bylines at SPLC, The Baffler, GEN, USA Today. Follow on Twitter: @justwardoctrine, @DivestSPD