Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Tag: vote

US cities issue IDs to protect undocumented immigrants

A growing number of communities have implemented municipal identification programs, and not just in politically progressive areas.

What’s at stake when we vote this year

Now, we have a choice: we can continue to talk at each other, or we can invest in one another, and do the deep listening that is required to win real improvements in people’s lives.

After an ‘educator spring,’ teachers storm elections

“Angry educators are flooding down-ballot races.”

What must we do now?

First and most importantly, do not give up. That’s what they want us to do. Then they’d have no opposition at all.

A socialist woman of color just turned the entire Democratic Party...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s shocking upset is the surest sign yet that the Democratic Party’s future lies in its left flank – and in challenging capitalism head-on.

What do those people want?

Progress! Meaning a national commitment to advance the economic, political and social circumstances of the American majority of workday families and poor people.

Despite prosecutor’s attempts to stop her, Georgia woman keeps registering voters

Jim Crow endures in Georgia as voter suppression efforts persist across the state. But get-out-the-vote activists are undaunted.

9 ways you can use the midterm elections to build local...

We can build long-term power in our communities and help elect our favorite candidates if we work strategically, inclusively – and independently.

When will Democrats start #resisting GOP voter suppression?

If party leaders don’t understand what they need to do to win elections, maybe it’s time to choose some new party leaders.

Unheralded national popular vote push to remedy ‘elitist’ Electoral College

You’d think today’s majority, rebuffed twice in 16 years with two wingnut, minority presidents, would rage against the non-democratic, distortion-laden Electoral College. You’d think that hapless, vision-less Democrats would crusade against what put dim Dubya, then crazed, scatter-gun Trump in power.

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Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.

Why can’t we just play ball?

The militarization of sports and the redefinition of patriotism.

Unimpeachable logic

There was no collusion. If there was, it's not a crime. If it's a crime, we can pardon ourselves. Also, there was no collusion.

Medicare for All fact check from hell persists as Sanders rebukes CNN for putting...

"The question that must be asked is why would the corporate media put their blind faith in a far right-wing economist whose past reports have been so thoroughly discredited by mainstream economists and experts?"

Donald Trump: Weapon of mass distraction

Donald Trump is not only the perfect vehicle to shred regulations, he’s also a powerful distraction from the ongoing for-profit war against nature itself.

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