Sunday, July 3, 2022

Tag: voters rights

Vote by mail: Head of Postal Union says mailed ballots are...

“We’re talking now about basic access to the ballot box. The Post Office is the most trusted federal agency.”

‘We teach, we vote!:’ 10,000 teachers rise up against Republican legislature...

Led by the grassroots group SC for Ed, teachers from across the traditionally deep red state took personal days to stage the walkout.

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.

Are you on the list?

Even if a person is eligible, their names could be on the voter purge list after research from the Brennan Center for Justice in New York confirmed an upward trend of voter roll purges as the midterm elections are fast approaching.

Power begins at home: Vote

Building power at the state level matters now more than ever.

New poll indicates Democratic women are most motivated voting group ahead...

Experts are hoping that the group "most motivated" to vote above all others will "form the battle lines for this fall’s midterm elections."

Meet Crystal Mason, the black Texas mother facing 5+ years in...

Crystal Mason cast a provisional ballot in the 2016 presidential election despite having a past felony conviction for tax fraud that prevented her from voting.

West Virginia teachers help vote out longtime foe of state’s unions

The teachers handed Republican state Sen. Robert Karnes his defeat as many participated in the GOP primary.

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Naomi Klein: The US is in the midst of a ‘shock-and-awe judicial coup’

"The rolling judicial coup coming from this court is by no means over," warned the author of "The Shock Doctrine."

Divided we fail: A way forward for a divided progressive left?

Those that attempt to divide the progressive left into opposing camps at war with each other are almost as big a threat to the movement as the far right.

56% of Muslim Americans support women’s right to choose, and more Muslim-majority nations offer...

The American conviction that all Muslims are fundamentalists has led to a misunderstanding of Muslim societies.

4 myths about raising the minimum wage

We’re the richest country in the world, home to the richest people on the planet. We can, and we must, treat our workers with the dignity and respect they deserve.

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time.