Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: midterm elections

If poverty is a moral issue, then the U.S. is bankrupt

The Poor People’s Campaign, ahead of its June 18 gathering, is calling out the false pro-corporate rhetoric on poverty, wages, and inflation.

Election subversion is replacing voter suppression as new GOP threat

Pro-Trump Republicans are building new paths to subvert future election results, numerous analyses find.

Why Michigan public school parents might be too strong of a...

Parents in DeVos’s backyard tell right-wing radicals, “No thank you to divisive, partisan agendas in schools.”

Georgia SOS Raffensperger flirts with Trump propagandists in reelection campaign

A principled conservative who rejected demands in 2020 to “find votes” is now singing a very different tune.

The Democrat’s secret sauce to win the midterm elections

Democrats scoring some additional victories for working people, and Trump being Trump – could well reverse conventional wisdom about midterms and keep Dems in control of Congress.

Ukraine war: while most Americans express outrage, Putin’s spell continues to...

How can we explain the autocrat’s enduring spell over the Republicans? And how might it impact upon the midterm elections due to take place in a few months’ time?

New book argues mandatory voting will fulfill America’s promise of democracy

Miles Rapoport and E.J. Dionne say a healthier political culture and more representative government will result when all eligible citizens vote.

More than 80 election-denying candidates running for governor, attorney general and...

A series of reports underscore that disinformation is getting worse in 2022, not better.

Florida may soon use digital images of ballots in recounts—will all...

As Florida updates its recount rules, election transparency advocates worry about losing public trust.

Mailed ballots boosted 2020’s turnout—will it work in 2022?

New research on the 2020 election confirms that mailed-out ballots boost turnout—especially when there are no bureaucratic hurdles for voters.

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The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

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."

Pfizer’s record-shattering $100 billion in revenue denounced as ‘sickening’

"A people-funded vaccine should be cheap and freely available."

99% of US coal plants cost more to run than replace with new renewables,...

“There’s a huge opportunity here to invest in coal communities, build local economic resilience and save money in the process.”

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.