Saturday, April 20, 2024

Tag: voting rights

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

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.

The 2024 election is about the rich stealing from the public

A fight over extending provisions of Trump’s tax cuts is at stake in November’s election. Ultimately, the race is about money.

Rising democratic discontent: Over 48,000 Washingtonians vote ‘Uncommitted’

In a stunning display of dissent, Washington's Democrats signal deep dissatisfaction with Biden's stance on Gaza, echoing a national trend of uncommitted voters.

How vote uncommitted is fast becoming the most powerful force for...

Organizers with Listen to Michigan explain the Vote Uncommitted campaign’s rapid growth and the power of grassroots electoral organizing on Gaza.

Michigan’s primary reveals stark opposition: Over 100,000 voters stand ‘uncommitted

This unprecedented move highlights the growing frustration within key segments of his base, potentially jeopardizing his reelection prospects.

A new chapter in Wisconsin politics: Ending gerrymandering

The gerrymandered districts had long been a point of contention, with numerous legal experts deeming Wisconsin one of the most gerrymandered states in the nation.

Arizona GOP resolution seeks to shift presidential elector selection from voters...

The bill, which has not yet been assigned to a committee, faces significant hurdles given its radical proposition to dismantle voters' rights in presidential elections.

Climate activists and UAW escalate election pressure: Disruptions and endorsements ahead...

Climate activists have disrupted campaign events of major political figures, while the UAW has taken a firm stance in the upcoming 2024 election.

Landmark triumph in Ohio: Voters powerfully cement abortion rights in state...

In a remarkable assertion of progressive values, Ohio voters have firmly anchored the right to abortion within the bedrock of their state constitution, signaling a clear directive to policy makers and setting a precedent for the nation.

Reforming partisan SCOTUS may be as simple as voting in local...

Because state lawmakers’ districts are often small, they are far more accessible and much more sensitive to public pressure than members of Congress and the U.S. Senate.


The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.

20 percent of common produce carry unhealthy levels of pesticides new report says

Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

GOP attorneys general petition against EPA’s use of civil rights law for environmental justice

The petition, if successful, could have dire consequences for communities living near industrial sites.