Thursday, April 18, 2024

Tag: voter suppression

On the brink: Supreme Court may endanger Voting Rights Act’s legacy

Facing a historic legal challenge, the Voting Rights Act's future hangs in balance.

UN report exposes alarming U.S. human rights violations, urges immediate reforms

"Systemic racism and injustice": UN slams U.S. for widespread human rights breaches.

Voter suppression is the new climate denial

Will the proposed Freedom to Vote Act, John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act or any other version of voting-rights legislation currently stalled in Congress and the Senate solve these problems?

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.”

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New report reveals millionaires’ tax rates slashed by half since 1950s, fueling wealth inequality

This stark reduction in tax rates for the wealthiest Americans coincides with an era of escalating income disparity and could be costing the federal government hundreds of billions in lost revenue annually.

Missouri Republican Attorney General Bailey sues Media Matters using consumer law to censor the...

An analysis of Mo. Attorney General Andrew Bailey's bogus allegations against Media Matters.

Democrats challenge Biden administration: Are US weapons used by Israel in accordance with international...

This inquiry, led by Texas Representatives Veronica Escobar and Joaquin Castro, targets the very heart of America's foreign arms policies and its ethical implications.

New study reveals microplastics’ alarming journey from everyday items to human organs

The extensive reach of these particles beyond the gut and into critical body tissues, raises significant concerns particularly for the most vulnerable: Our children.

An urgent plea to leftists in the 6 battleground states likely to decide the...

If we want to remain a country where we still have the ability to agitate for justice and equality, then it’s incumbent on us to vote with that in mind.