Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Tag: gerrymandering

How we stop a gerrymandering catastrophe

Our best shot at saving our democracy is right now. It’s time to act.

Just 6% of US House seats expected to be competitive thanks...

The vast majority of seats in the U.S. House of Representatives are becoming non-competitive.

Close the 3 loopholes that are harming the 2020 election

We can do it with H.R. 1, a historic bill that would make it easier to vote, transform campaign financing, and ban partisan gerrymandering.

Late GOP gerrymandering mastermind’s daughter publishes his secret files

“These are matters that concern the people and their franchise and their access to resources.”

Supreme Court hands GOP big victory on gerrymandering, ensuring “massive election...

The ruling that federal courts can’t resolve claims of partisan gerrymandering is “almost guaranteed to facilitate massive election rigging in the future.”

‘Fiasco for democracy’ as right-wing supreme court gives green light to...

In a decision voting rights advocates warned could open the floodgates for even more extreme and undemocratic redistricting than what is already...

More Americans are suing over gerrymandered state maps – but the...

The public is more aware of partisan gerrymandering than ever – and less supportive of it.

Progressive Briefing for Monday, June 18, 2018

Separating families at the border, the Poor People's Campaign, Republicans and the NRA fight against gun regulations, and more.

How we’re fighting to save democracy from bribery and gerrymandering, one...

In Pennsylvania, the democratic system isn’t broken. It’s dead.

Progressives must challenge extreme gerrymandering by the GOP

Because of the extent of gerrymandering already institutionalized, it is very unlikely that Democrats can improve their position dramatically in 2018.

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Biden wielding DNC to guard against Progressive challenge

"Just 34 percent of Americans describe Biden as honest and trustworthy -- a new low for his presidency."

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.

Scientists create biodegradable plastic using solar energy

The team’s success in using solar energy to synthesize fumaric acid shows promise in using artificial photosynthesis in the future.

Must larceny always overpower honesty?

In deeply unequal societies, the thieving always thrive.

Sanders backs renewed push for ban on Dark Money in democratic primaries

"If Democrats really believe in democracy and campaign finance reform, we must ban super PACs in primaries," said Sen. Bernie Sanders.