Monday, August 19, 2019

Tag: voting 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.

Latino activist group and Lyft partner up to get people out...

The move by state officials to change the single polling place from the civic center – where it was for the past 16 years – to outside city limits without access by public transportation ahead of a heated governor's race could have major implications.

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."

Message to Millennials

On November 6, you have the power to alter the course of American politics...

Voter purges: What Georgians heading to the polls need to know

Recent news casts doubt on whether some voters in the state will be able to cast a ballot when they show up on Election Day.

Ari Berman: Republicans in North Dakota are attempting to disenfranchise thousands...

The law could make a difference in the close race between Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp and her Republican challenger Kevin Cramer.

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.

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Trump’s contempt for working-class expressed in new expanded public charge rule

It is unimaginable that Congress would classify so many working-class and middle-class Americans as undesirable public charges.

Red states cut worker pay by $1.5 billion

If you’re a minimum wage worker in a conservative state, your state lawmakers may have cut your paycheck by over $4,000.

Fighting back: Six states sue the EPA over its approval of pesticide linked to...

“The EPA is egregiously sacrificing our children’s health by refusing to make a determination on this dangerous pesticide.”

Inequality in the U.S. is stifling economic growth and could cost us as much...

Failure to close the gap, leaving the majority of wealth among the super-rich, will cost the economy anywhere from $1 trillion to $1.5 trillion by 2028.

Pennsylvania is discharging radioactive fracking waste into rivers as landfill leachate, impacting the Chesapeake...

Edited by Melissa Troutman Originally published by Joshua B. Pribanic and Talia Wiener for Public Herald edited by Melissa Troutman