Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Tag: 2016 Presidential Elections

Observers sent to polling places to help protect voters

These poll watchers will be sent to places more likely to be affected by racial discrimination, intimidation or other means of depriving voters.

With voting rights protections gutted, polling places have been shuttered on...

Decisions to shutter or reduce voting locations are often made quietly and at the last minute, making pre-election intervention or litigation virtually impossible.

‘We are not ready’: Arizona voters warn Election Day could be...

Phoenix heads into Election Day with last-minute law changes, misinformation, long lines, and threats of intimidation.

Why is Washington still pushing the trans-pacific partnership?

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) embodies the stacked deck. It was negotiated in secret of, by and for the global corporations.

Eight ways to strengthen our democracy beyond voting

The strength of our civic life depends on what we do outside elections.

Like a halloween nightmare, this election keeps scaring us to death

Only the silver stake of an actual election can finally kill these spiteful specters, and save us from this long night of phantasy horror.

Will the DOJ or FCC Stop the AT&T Merger From Creating...

“If you’re not a Time Warner shareholder ... if you’re not a Wall Street banker, there is very little in this deal for you.”

Can Any U.S. President Ever Overcome the Power of the Establishment...

I firmly believe that the days of the Establishment and the existence of the Circle of Power and Control are clearly numbered; and it’s only a matter of time before this controlling entity becomes a thing of the past.

American Irrationalism: Sleepwalking Into Oblivion

There are hundreds of millions of Americans who know that something is terribly wrong, but they lack the words and ideas to make sense of what is happening around them.

Bad Hombre

Michelle, you get four years off for great behavior but we want to see you run in 2020. No one could heal this nation better.

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‘Tax the rich’? Democrats’ plans to make the wealthy pay a little more will...

It's far below the level of progressivity the United States embraced in the middle of the 20th century—when wealthier individuals paid a much higher share of their income in taxes than the poor.

Derek Chauvin pleads not guilty to beating black teen

Chauvin is currently serving 22½ years in state prison for killing George Floyd. He pleaded not guilty.

‘What betrayal looks like’: UN report says world on track for 2.7°C of warming...

"Failure to meet this goal will be measured in the massive loss of lives and livelihoods."
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Former California cops charged with assaulting unarmed teen

“Those who violate their oath to protect and serve discredit the good work law enforcement strives to do every day.”

The US military, post-Afghanistan

Can we finally give peace a try?