Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Tag: voting rights

Why the voting rights struggle is a tipping point for American...

E.J. Jenkins vividly recalls the day his mom worked a voter registration drive at a grocery store in Gary, Indiana, and followed...

Should we disrupt the Democratic Party or try to take it...

“There are all sorts of things that have to be done in electoral politics, but movements have a distinctive contribution to make in order to create substantial democracy.”

Some Florida and Arizona Republicans show how to counter 2020 election...

Developments in two swing states showcase how election records can be used to debunk disinformation and provide more transparency of vote counts.

Biden demands end of filibuster to pass voting rights

"President Biden was clear in his call for eliminating the filibuster to pass voting rights, and we're grateful... But he can't rest this call at the feet of the Senate and walk away."

200+ groups to Democrats in Congress: No holiday recess until you...

“Our democracy is under attack across the country, and Senate Democrats must do whatever it takes—right now—to get these critical voting rights bills signed into law.”

Nearly 200 activists arrested in DC demanding passage of voting rights...

“We are here today to send a message that President Biden must take action now to ensure the promise of our democracy and protect our freedom to vote.”

Vote back better

Why then is America, a country noted for its pride (many might say arrogance), slipping so precipitously in our basic functions?

Cosmic hypocrisy: Unqualified embrace of its VA win exposes GOP’s whopping...

Virginia results are bad news for the Democrats, incredibly bereft at effective messaging, but where's good news for the Trump fanatics, exposed nationally as indefensible liars and election manipulators?

The Freedom to Vote Act is no ‘compromise.’ pass it now.

The effort to roll back voting rights is unconscionable, and the federal government has a duty to act — now, before the next election.

Trump’s suicidal gut instinct at work: ‘Fix those ‘rigged’ elections or...

Trump can’t stand that he can't punch one hole in one state’s tabulations, thus his ever-tiresome "rigged election" lies, taking the untenable to the unthinkable.

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Exploring the consequences of the urban-rural cultural divide in America

There are many political and cultural differences that push false narratives.

Want to understand Manchin and Sinema?

If you want the whole answer, you need to look at the single biggest factor affecting almost all national politicians I’ve dealt with: Big egos.
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NY cop pleads guilty to violating handcuffed man’s civil rights

If the Court accepts the plea agreement, Officer Matthew Felitto will receive a sentence of probation along with a $7,500 fine.

Earthquakes. Drought. Geysers. Permian oilfield water woes pile up in west Texas

At 8:00 a.m. Eastern on January 21, a magnitude 3.4 earthquake shook Culberson County in West Texas midway between Odessa and El...

Biden must take on Big Pharma over cancer drug that costs $189,000 per year

The United States government should be using its investments in medical research and innovation to benefit all Americans, not just the shareholders at a few corporations.