Saturday, March 28, 2020

Tag: voting

Exit polls vs machine counts or, how you might rig a...

These kinds of large disparities between the exit polls and the machine counts might be dismissed as an anomaly but so many cases in so many states should probably have raised alarm bells.

Young people are set to make history with Bernie Sanders, and...

“Sanders is a movement candidate—who will be accountable to our generation.”

The biggest political party in America you’ve never heard of

Non-voters — those Americans eligible to vote but don’t — are in effect America’s biggest political party.

Five ways to empower voters now

Not voting can have dire consequences; the collateral damage is all around us. About 60% of eligible U.S. voters...

What if we made the electoral college moot?

Immediately after the 2016 presidential election, many liberal circles were buzzing about how to prevent Donald Trump from taking office, especially after...

New York City’s early voting plan will favor white, affluent voters,...

In a letter, the New York Civil Liberties Union, Common Cause New York and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law said the plan “will impose a severe burden on many of the City’s low-income voters.”

A lower voting age isn’t just about politics

The least progressives can do is prioritize allowing the young a voice in deciding issues that vitally affect them. Teenagers deserve electoral power.

As national elections draw closer, millions of farmers facing economic despair...

As India’s agrarian crisis deepens, so too will the social unrest, which may force future elected officials to take action on the growing demands of India’s powerful rural populace.

Give children the vote, strengthen democracy

Facilitating such participation would not only encourage broader social responsibility among young people, it would enrich and strengthen democracy itself.

How blue states help red states

In reality, voters in red states are as dependent on the federal government as voters in blue states, and, truth be told, even more dependent.

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The invisible candidate and the progressive lion

As Americans on the progressive left might have expected, the one politician who is responding with the seriousness and the kind of reassuring competence that his fellow citizens need in such a difficult time, is Bernie Sanders.

Trump will not use Defense Production Act to order manufacturing of vital medical equipment

With prices rising, supplies lacking, and healthcare officials working endlessly, the importance of vital medical equipment should not be negotiable.

Who will win the US presidential election 2020: A prediction as to the winner...

There is no doubt that Bernie will give a tough competition to Trump but if Russia provides any kind of data support to trump, he will outplace Bernie.

Our #1 objective must be: Drastically reduce the fear and panic among Americans

Fear begets fear, panic begets panic, but only if we allow it to continue to happen.