Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Tag: voter suppression

Forget the Voting Rights bill: Here’s how to destroy GOP voter...

The lesson to be learned here? When you are faced with a massive obstacle, aka, the Republicans in U.S. Senate blocking your way, then you must either go around it, over it, under it, or right through it.

Republicans won’t even debate “For the People Act” as they flood...

According to the Voting Rights Lab, 18 states have enacted more than 30 laws to restrict voting since the November election.

Democratic bill attempts to undo voter restrictions of past 15 years

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

Voter suppression is an attack on democracy—and my faith

Make no mistake, this bill is about silencing voters of color and chipping away at our political power.

Oregon Governor Kate Brown pushes expanding vote-by-mail to counter GOP voter...

Oregon was the first state in the country to institute voting by mail and to establish automatic voter registration in an effort to “ensure access to this very fundamental right.”

The southern system

Georgia's new voter suppression law has deep roots.

“This is voter suppression”: 198,000 Georgia residents were illegally purged from...

“I think it’s quite interesting and coincidental … that many of them on that list are African American voters.”

Native American voters could decide key senate races while battling intense...

Both Joe Biden and Donald Trump have pledged to recognize the tribe, if elected.

Massive lines in Georgia on first day of in-person voting exemplify...

“We’re becoming desensitized to unacceptable burdens on the franchise,” one political scientist said. “People died for this right. [It] shouldn’t take hours to participate in our democracy.”

A rigged judiciary leads to rigged elections: Ari Berman on Barrett...

“[Trump] wants a justice who will rule his way on the vote count, no matter what the facts or the law actually says.”

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Bogus “rugged individualism” corrodes our social fabric, fueling violent protest & pandemic mayhem

Either “rugged individualism” is exposed as a mistaken, scam mythology, disrupting and exploiting what’s good for the many -- or we face something closer to “rugged extinction.”

Oklahoma Supreme Court puts temporary hold on 3 abortion laws due to go into...

“All of these laws have the same goal: to make it harder to get an abortion in Oklahoma.”
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Don’t believe corporate America’s ‘labor shortage’ bullshit. This is an unofficial general strike.

What’s really happening is more accurately described as a living-wage shortage, a hazard pay shortage, a childcare shortage, a paid sick leave shortage, and a health care shortage.
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Minneapolis cop charged after killing innocent man with patrol car

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced that Officer Brian Cummings has been charged with felony counts of second degree manslaughter and criminal vehicular homicide.

Personal interview: Abby Martin what are the prospects for peace?

Abby Martin is an American journalist, TV presenter and activist who continues her work opposing imperialism and promoting peace, as an independent filmmaker and journalist.