Friday, September 30, 2022

Tag: voter rights

Struggling Democrats snub Trump’s core lesson: Winners address the emotionalism of...

If the Democrats cannot bridge their plausible domestic agenda with a convincing, majority belief system, the future will lurch from crisis to crisis—or worse.

How Trump’s attempted coup could still succeed

Their point is to cast further doubt on its legitimacy and justify additional state measures to suppress votes and alter future elections.

Democratic bill attempts to undo voter restrictions of past 15 years

Congress is now considering legislation to address many of these problems.

Tennessee signs bill increasing penalties related to political protests to felonies,...

Tennessee signs bill increasing penalties related to political protests to felonies, which could revoke right to vote

US voters increasingly concerned about climate crisis

"Climate has taken over as an issue on its own. People are finally understanding that we have a truly existential crisis on our hands."

A new voting crisis: Kentucky closes 95 percent of polling places,...

Is this possible: 3,700 polling places before, today only 170?

Elizabeth Warren introduces plan to protect elections during coronavirus pandemic

"Congress must act to protect our upcoming elections, keep voters and poll workers safe, and safeguard our electoral institutions for the long haul."

Stand Up America urges lawmakers to pass measure to extend vote-by-mail...

“Lawmakers must act immediately to provide emergency funding to the states to ensure that every eligible voter can cast their ballot this fall.”

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.

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New study finds ‘forever chemicals’ in rainwater

Water quality guidelines deem rainwater is now unsafe to drink.

The climate movement was built for a world before climate change—it’s time for a...

We need a mass movement that can deal with climate disasters by training people to both protect and mobilize their communities.

Why are wild horses brutally uprooted from public lands while private livestock can stay?

The Bureau of Land Management is misleading the American people about the nation’s wild horses and burros.

Highland Park victims sue gun-maker, stores over negligence and deceptive practices

Along with the company—which plaintiffs argue violated a consumer protection law—the families and victims sued an online retailer and local gun store.

We need to elect more leaders from the labor movement into government

Electing more union members to councils and mayoral posts will help to combat right-wing attacks on workers and hold local government accountable to the ordinary people it’s intended to serve.