Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Tag: poll tax

Federal Court Judge declares Florida poll tax unconstitutional

“Today’s decision is a landmark victory for hundreds of thousands of voters who want their voices to be heard.”

The new poll tax

These state laws are another form of voter suppression – like gerrymandering, voter ID requirements, and bars on anyone with felony convictions from voting.

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Historic ITLOS ruling: Greenhouse gas emissions classified as marine pollution in landmark decision

This landmark ruling obligates countries to take all necessary measures to prevent global temperature rise above 1.5°C, marking a significant step forward in the fight against climate change and the protection of marine environments.

Global rights groups support ICC warrants for Israeli and Hamas leaders amidst allegations of...

Amnesty International hailed this move as “a crucial step toward justice.”

1,3-dichloropropene: The dangerous, sweet-smelling pesticide you’ve never heard of

Regulatory loopholes allow more than 30 million pounds of a cancer-causing pesticide to be sprayed on U.S. crops.

Sanders and Senate Democrats push for strengthened student loan debt relief amid Supreme Court...

This effort, lauded as “historic” by Sanders and his colleagues, aims to provide significant financial relief to millions of Americans burdened by student debt.

The race to end fossil fuel production

Everyone talks about ending fossil fuel production, but almost no one is doing anything about it.