Saturday, July 24, 2021

Tag: democracy

Targeting dark money attacking democracy, watchdog files FEC complaint against 23...

"The vast scope of this illegal concealment should prompt swift investigation and a firm crackdown by the FEC."

The GOP is trying to outlaw democracy

The goal (and duty) of every public official ought to be maximizing voter turnout—after all, the more Americans vote, the stronger our democracy.

As republicans stall election reform in the US Senate, democracy comes...

Both parties are vying to change who votes and how ballots are cast.

We can have the filibuster or democracy, but not both

The warning from democracy advocates is clear: Kill the filibuster and pass the For the People Act, or our democracy won’t survive.

The beginning of the end of democracy as we know it?

Will history record that Republican senators were more united in their opposition to democracy than Democratic senators are in their support for it?

Democracy: On the precipice?

If we extrapolate from the current trend lines, democracy will be gone in a couple decades, melted away like the polar ice. But although down, democracy is not out.

The greatest danger to American democracy

American democracy is at an inflection point.

The end of (inconvenient) protest?

Protest has been a tool that the left has used to force government action throughout the English speaking world.

Tell the Senate to pass the For the People Act

It's time we ask our Senators to take immediate action and protect the vote.

Voting rights IS democracy

Democrats are talking about reforming the filibuster to keep Republicans from blocking the For the People Act.

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Federal judges blocks Arkansas abortion ban

This law “is categorically unconstitutional, and plaintiffs have demonstrated that they are likely to succeed on the merits.”

Undercover investigations expose brutal wildlife killing contests

Welcome to the cruel world of wildlife killing contests, family events where children play amidst piles of slaughtered animals—and legal in 42 states.

Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: A unifying Peoples Project

Ethiopians are faced with a choice: unite and prosper or withdraw into ethnic rivalries and fall into further conflict and discord.

Player or pawn? Luke Harding’s Russiagate ‘scoop’

The reporter’s involvement in the persecution of Assange alone would be enough to make people question his honesty.

How a powerful US lobby group helps big oil to block climate action

“I think it’s fair to say that API and its prominent member companies have a broadly shared goal, which is to keep the social license of the oil and gas industry operating, and therefore enabling them to continue to extract oil and gas for as long as possible, as profitably as possible.”