Sunday, April 21, 2024

Tag: 2018 midterm elections

How Trump’s going to steal the 2020 election: Palast with KPFA’s...

Stacey Abrams has teamed up with veteran investigative reporter and voting rights advocate Greg Palast in order to help her ongoing lawsuit over voters who were purged from Georgia’s voting roles in the months before the 2018 midterm elections.

Greg Palast sues Georgia’s Brian Kemp for purging 340,000 from voter...

Georgia secretary of state and Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp has overseen the removal of more than 340,000 current Georgia residents from voting rolls.

Climate deniers on the ballot in 2018

DeSmog is taking this opportunity to highlight some of the top climate science deniers currently running for office in the U.S.

Two weeks before midterms, Trump attacks democracy with ‘one of the...

Clarke argued that the president's tweet is clearly part of an ongoing right-wing effort to "promote fear and incite law enforcement to action in ways that could chill voter participation this midterm election cycle."

Professor predicts record-breaking voter turnout for 2018 midterm election

"It's probably going to be a turnout rate that most people have never experienced in their lives for a midterm election."

Citizenship through the eyes of those who have lost the right...

At least 6 million U.S. citizens cannot vote in the United States because they have been convicted of a felony.

A record-breaking number of females running for House in 2018 midterm...

With a total of 309 females who have filed candidacy papers to run for the House, it surpasses the record of 298 set in 2012.

Record number of scientists to run in 2018 election to combat...

“The sheer number is really astonishing ... science is and always should be above politics."

Koch brothers pledge to spend $400 million on 2018 midterm elections

The Koch brothers, one of America's wealthiest families, pledged to spend their money "on campaign contributions and policy initiatives."

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The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.

20 percent of common produce carry unhealthy levels of pesticides new report says

Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

GOP attorneys general petition against EPA’s use of civil rights law for environmental justice

The petition, if successful, could have dire consequences for communities living near industrial sites.