National

A Muddled Majority

Editors’ Note: See the following previous VoxFairfax articles on redistricting in Virginia: https://voxfairfax.com/2018/08/19/one-person-one-vote-in-congressional-elections/; https://voxfairfax.com/2019/07/08/virginias-path-to-one-person-one-vote-faces-dangers/; and https://voxfairfax.com/2019/04/22/landmark-redistricting-reform-passed-in-virginia/. On March 6, the Virginia House of Delegates, on a vote of 54-46, agreed to a Senate bill placing a constitutional referendum on the… Read More ›

Charity Scams Finally Scuttled?–Maybe

In the second month of VoxFairfax’s existence in April of 2018, we reported on a joint investigation by the Virginia and New York Attorneys General into the activities of several Falls Church veterans’ organizations involving questionable fundraising activities and possible… Read More ›

Gok’s Uncertainty Principle

Editors’ Note: Reporting based upon an article in The New York Times, March 2, 2020. For over three years now, or perhaps even longer, a number of Trump critics and observers have shared a sense of dismay that the President… Read More ›

Milken: Money Corrupts Absolutely

Editors’ Note: Excerpted from The New York Times, February 18, 2020.   By James B. Stewart By pardoning Michael R. Milken, a potent symbol of the “greed is good” 1980s and arguably the most significant white-collar criminal of his generation, President… Read More ›

Homer Plessy, Passed March 1, 1925

Editors’ Note: Excerpted from The New York Times, February 3, 2020.  Plessy v. Ferguson was a landmark 1896 U.S. Supreme Court decision that upheld the constitutionality of racial segregation under the “separate but equal” doctrine. By Glenn Rifkin When Homer Plessy… Read More ›