Sunday, May 26, 2019

Tag: Electoral College

Elect president by popular vote: Maine joins movement to give Electoral...

"The bill ensures that every vote, in every state, will matter in every presidential election."

Merkley Senate bill would abolish ‘undemocratic’ electoral college

"The idea of democracy is simple and obvious even to young kids on a playground—whoever gets the most votes should win."

To ensure every vote counts, Elizabeth Warren says amend the Constitution...

"When you've got a government that works for the rich and it's not working nearly as well for anyone else, that's corruption, and we need to call it out plain and simple."

Good-Bye Electoral College? Popular vote movement gaining steam

It’s not just Democrats that see the virtue in reforming presidential elections.

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.

How to end partisan gerrymandering

If you want your state to end gerrymandering, you’re going to have to get actively involved, and demand it.

How to make the Electoral College irrelevant

The effort is known as the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact.

Unheralded national popular vote push to remedy ‘elitist’ Electoral College

You’d think today’s majority, rebuffed twice in 16 years with two wingnut, minority presidents, would rage against the non-democratic, distortion-laden Electoral College. You’d think that hapless, vision-less Democrats would crusade against what put dim Dubya, then crazed, scatter-gun Trump in power.

Bill O’Reilly: “Abolishing the electoral college” is “all about race”

O'Reilly: "The left wants power taken away from the white establishment"

Bernie Sanders: “We need to change the electoral college”

Many politicians are disappointed in the election process and the electoral college this year.

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This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

‘The time is now:’ Over 200 economists send a letter to Congress endorsing Medicare...

"We encourage Congress to move forward with implementing a public financed Medicare for All plan to achieve the equitable and affordable universal health care system that the American people need."

American corporations are helping fund the war on women

These corporations say they are all for gender equality but their political contributions say otherwise.

‘A message that America will tolerate war crimes’: Trump poised to pardon war criminals

“It was important that the perpetrators of those horrific offenses were brought to justice. Now Trump, in a twisted, grotesque ‘celebration’ of Memorial Day, wants to pardon these and other murderers?!

‘A Thurgood Marshall Plan for Public Education:’ Bernie Sanders unveils 10-point education plan

"The United States, as the wealthiest country in history, should have the best education system in the world...sadly, that is not the case today."

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