Wednesday, November 30, 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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Copout in Cairo: ‘they’ just don’t care 

"Act now with environmental responsibility at the core of ones daily life; act now to force governments and businesses to respond, or look around in ten years and see ashes in your hands."

Inequality kills. But we can stop the killing.

So argues a gripping new book from an activist physician who’s helped divine the keys to long and healthy life.

Biden accused of selling out rail workers by urging Congress to prevent strike

"Biden is siding with corporate rail bosses over the rank-and-file workers who voted against this agreement," said one progressive commentator after the president urged lawmakers to take action to force through a deal without paid sick leave.

Why Raphael Warnock’s reelection could tip the balance for America’s economic future 

“He’s there to work. He’s not there to make the backdoor deals. I wish we could have more senators like that.”

Leading ‘sustainable’ investment funds backing fossil fuels, research finds

“Lack of regulation makes for a Wild West of sustainable fund management”, Edward Lander from Ethical Consumer said.