Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Tag: voter suppression

North Dakota’s Native Americans surged to the polls amid disenfranchisement fears

The effort followed a U.S. Supreme Court decision last month that allowed state voter identification requirements to go into effect for the general election.

WATCH: Ahead of midterms, ‘Rigged’ exposes GOP’s 10-year effort to sabotage...

"The suppression of American voters is something we thought our country had moved past, and yet here we are in the 21st century still engaged in this battle over fundamental rights."

We won’t let them take away our right to vote

"We are the Many, and they are Few – and if we decide to stand together, to make our voices heard, no one and nothing will stop us."

Backlash over North Dakota voter ID law could rally Native Americans

Tribes – with celebrity help – are mobilizing members ahead of midterms.

Greg Palast sues Georgia’s Brian Kemp for purging 340,000 from voter...

Georgia secretary of state and Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp has overseen the removal of more than 340,000 current Georgia residents from voting rolls.

Two weeks before midterms, Trump attacks democracy with ‘one of the...

Clarke argued that the president's tweet is clearly part of an ongoing right-wing effort to "promote fear and incite law enforcement to action in ways that could chill voter participation this midterm election cycle."

Here’s how Georgia is suppressing voters as early voting begins

The combined effect is to put voters – especially racial minorities – at risk of disenfranchisement as the state’s hotly contested governor’s race approaches.

Voter registration is inherently racist

And several other reasons that the midterm elections are testing how far some states can go in disenfranchising certain voters.

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.

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In a major win for the environment, world’s largest bank says goodbye to fossil...

The bank's decision to end all financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021 will make it the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.

Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

America’s arms sales addiction

The 50-year history of U.S. dominance of the Middle Eastern arms trade.