Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Tag: gerrymandering

A new chapter in Wisconsin politics: Ending gerrymandering

The gerrymandered districts had long been a point of contention, with numerous legal experts deeming Wisconsin one of the most gerrymandered states in the nation.

On the brink: Supreme Court may endanger Voting Rights Act’s legacy

Facing a historic legal challenge, the Voting Rights Act's future hangs in balance.

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.

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When Israel burned refugees alive, establishment media called it a ‘tragic accident’

As the world watched on social media and responded in outrage, US corporate media, once again, provided cover for the perpetrators of Israel’s genocide.

Democrats urge immediate rate cuts to combat housing crisis exacerbated by Fed policy

Democrats in Congress are urging the U.S. Federal Reserve to cut interest rates immediately, warning that the central bank's restrictive monetary policy is worsening the nation's housing crisis and threatening to derail a strong streak of job growth.

Lock ‘em up! Either presidential loser faces jail time or being swatted by punitive...

Let’s hope Never Trumpers vote before lawful protesters, dissenters and critics are sent to the gulag.

Supreme Court justices accepted over $6.5 million in gifts, raising ethics concerns

These findings raise significant questions about judicial ethics and the potential influence of such gifts on the highest court in the land.

Sanders and Omar lead congressional push for Global Wealth Tax as Biden faces crucial...

This initiative, led by Brazil, aims to address the glaring disparities in global wealth distribution and strengthen efforts to achieve tax fairness.