Thursday, April 18, 2019

Tag: elections

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.

Why do we even have voting machines?

Americans, who have grown jaded about machine voting, and distrustful about its integrity at the same time, should be demanding a return to paper ballots.

As epic losses mount, Trump’s one ‘win’ spurs the ultimate boomerang

The good news/bad news is that Trump is no better at criminality (or hiding secrets or deflecting retribution) than he is at being a mock, TV-celebrity president.

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.

Who’s buying our elections? Inside the shadowy world of ‘Dark Money’

Salon talks to director Kimberly Reed about her new documentary.

After an ‘educator spring,’ teachers storm elections

“Angry educators are flooding down-ballot races.”

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."
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The 12 biggest myths about raising taxes on the rich

So the next time you hear one of these myths, know the truth.

Microplastics are blowing in the wind: New Study shows plastic pollution falling from the...

"They're a brand new [type of] pollution, but there's so much of it and it's increasing so fast that it's something we really need to start learning about."

To Ola Bini, a political prisoner caught up in the Assange debacle

My Swedish friend is sitting in a jail cell.

Fossil fuel companies are enlisting police to crack down on protesters

State lawmakers across the country are advancing bills to increase penalties for demonstrators who interfere with 'critical infrastructure,' such as pipelines and gas terminals.

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