Friday, October 23, 2020

Tag: voting

The US presidential election might be closer than the polls suggest...

On the one hand, this year’s election seems to have historically low levels of undecided voters. But offsetting this is tremendous uncertainty about turnout and whose votes will be cast and counted.

Older voters, especially Republicans, need to think before they vote

Is saving Social Security still your number-one issue?

Convention? What convention? It’s a coronation

We are in the midst of an existential political crisis, one that too many Americans blithely shrug off because they do not—or cannot—believe the kind of power seizures, purges, and police-state repression that has happened in many other countries can ever happen here.

Trump and crony Postmaster’s attack on the USPS threatens nation’s rural...

Postal service cuts are bad for public health...

Responding to voter suppression, understanding manipulated elections

Voter suppression has gotten more sophisticated in recent elections.

Mail-in voting does not cause fraud, but judges are buying the...

Indeed, the opposite is true — voting by mail is rarely subject to fraud.

Where the post office goes, so goes America

The post office won’t disappear if you hand-deliver your ballot this year.

Greg Palast investigates: The looming vote by mail crisis that could...

Are Americans playing Russian Roulette with their vote?

Suppressed 2020: The fight to vote

Amidst a global health crisis, the cruel weaponization of vote-by-mail restrictions has turned the constitutional right to vote into a choice between life and death.

What our November elections could look like

In other words, looking to the fall, record numbers of voters will be casting mail-in ballots. But sizable numbers of voters will still be looking to vote in person.

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Judge vacates Trump SNAP rule that would remove thousands off food stamps

The proposed rule change by the USDA “radically and abruptly alters decades of regulatory practice, leaving States scrambling and exponentially increasing food insecurity for tens of thousands of Americans.”
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Watch: Why Trump’s judges are the worst of the worst

How has Trump had so many vacancies to fill?
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How to stop Trump from stealing the election

Congress has decided contested elections only three times in U.S. history, in 1801, 1825, and 1877. Could it happen in 2020?

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

ExxonMobil claims shift on climate but continues to fund climate science deniers

The company’s professed support for a carbon tax is a disingenuous public relations ploy to delay government action.