Thursday, December 1, 2022

Tag: midterm elections

Why Raphael Warnock’s reelection could tip the balance for America’s economic...

“He’s there to work. He’s not there to make the backdoor deals. I wish we could have more senators like that.”

Big midterm victories that give me hope for the future

Friends, regardless of the overall outcome of the midterms, have no doubt: progressives are the future.

Democrats didn’t win—they simply held the line 

Yes, it was a relief that increasingly fascist Republicans didn’t sweep the midterms. But our democratic standards cannot fall so low as to accept a split Congress.

US midterms: 42 new voting laws since 2021 risk undermining confidence...

The ability to exercise one’s democratic choice by participating in free and fair elections should not be up for debate.

The unbearable opportunism of right-wing fear-mongering

What evil to bash good elections—while pushing scams and insurrections.

3 lies Republicans are using this election

They involve crime, inflation, and taxes. But here are the facts.

In Nevada County, a harbinger of the chaos that election deniers...

A hand count has been halted. Most voters won’t use computers to vote.

Hand count halted in Nevada county as court rips pro-Trump official

Voters in Nye County, near Las Vegas, could tip the balance in close state and federal contests.

Election denial like a Nile crocodile

Will Trumpers “make ‘merica great”/ By bashing what voters legitimate?

4.6 million Americans disenfranchised in 2022 midterm elections new report confirms

The Sentencing Project released a new report confirming one out of 50 Americans are disenfranchised despite half of the states scaling back voting restrictions for people with felony convictions.

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Blessings and curses of a losing Trump finale: A boon to Democrats could hurt...

It’s not clear whether benighted, garden-variety Republicanism (or Democratism) is a better stimulant for Progressive politics vs. another vapid, sensationalized, chaotic Trump circus stunt.

What’s really at stake in a politically charged Supreme Court case on elections

Moore v. Harper could transform the law—but not in the way that many pundits, or even politicians, anticipate.

The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.

‘Love wins again’: Senate passes bill to protect same-sex and interracial marriage

"Today we celebrate this win, tomorrow we continue to fight for the justice and equity that every American deserves."

175 nations start negotiations for legally binding international treaty on plastic pollution

Negotiators from 175 nations will create a team of scientists to address the plastic pollution crisis worldwide.