Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Tag: elections

‘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.

New green strategy: Change the electorate, not the election

It turns out that many people who care about the environment never vote. One organization is working to change that.

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.

New study shows Medicare for All will save Americans billions and prevent thousands of...

This study helps quiet several attacks made on Medicare for All from the private healthcare industry.

‘There needs to be accountability,’ says Ocasio-Cortez as documents show DNC involvement with Iowa...

"If this reporting is correct, then there needs to be accountability at the DNC."
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Video reveals mother of 5 starving to death in jail cell

"...since this incident, our employees have received comprehensive training in crisis intervention.”

Former State Dept employee sentenced to 7 years in prison for accepting bribes

“This is a tragedy for you, for your family, for the government."