Sunday, September 27, 2020

Tag: elections

What our November elections could look like

In other words, looking to the fall, record numbers of voters will be casting mail-in ballots. But sizable numbers of voters will still be looking to vote in person.

‘Democracy for sale’: Cambridge Analytica & big tech’s history of manipulating...

“So was Facebook responsible for Donald Trump getting elected? I think the answer is yes.”

US election meddling extends to Britain

In a recording leaked to the Washington Post, Pompeo assured a group of Jewish leaders in Britain yesterday that the U.S. government would “push back” against Corbyn becoming prime minister.

Hillary’s call for Chinese meddling in 2020 is no joking matter

China already interfered with a presidential election once on behalf of Democrats.

Election-meddling follies, 1945-2019

In the case of election meddling, however, this country just joined a moiling crowd of the interfered with – and largely by us.

Federal Election Commission lays bare internal conflicts and challenges in letters...

Trump has failed to nominate people to fill the FEC’s two empty commissioner positions.

As national elections draw closer, millions of farmers facing economic despair...

As India’s agrarian crisis deepens, so too will the social unrest, which may force future elected officials to take action on the growing demands of India’s powerful rural populace.

6 women of color who campaigned for Congress on inequality and...

These trailblazers often drew from their own personal stories to connect with and win over the hearts of voters. Each is heading to Washington to advance a bold social and economic justice agenda, with a strong focus on reversing inequality.

Time to overcome election fears and organize for our political future

“If your politicians are not serving you, get rid of them. And if you don’t have anyone to vote for, run.”

The rise of shadow parties

A Brennan Center analysis shows both Republicans and Democrats have found a new way to set up super PACs and rake in dark money, further weakening our campaign finance system.

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Bernie Sanders on how to block Trump from stealing election & preserve American democracy

Trump recently ramped up his efforts to discredit the election results by suggesting he will refuse to concede if he loses.

How hypocrites in high places have contributed to the riots in the streets

A decades-long wealth grab by the richest Americans has left millions of Americans on the brink of poverty — and poverty begets violence.

WikiLeaks’ October Surprise Explains Why Assange Was Just Silenced

Each of these stunning disclosures gives Wikileaks and Julian Assange sufficient concern to consider himself a marked man.

Trump’s EPA dismisses dangers of chlorpyrifos on children’s brain downplaying agency’s own findings

“The EPA is ignoring decades of science by leading universities and in doing so, it's neglecting its duty to protect children from pesticides.”