Thursday, May 13, 2021

Tag: voting

‘We never made it to the polls’: Police in North Carolina...

“We believe that this interaction, this interference from local authorities, has obstructed our marchers from not only lifting up our First Amendment rights to protest, to speak out, but also our rights to vote.”

As Trump spouts last-minute lies, top Pennsylvania officials make clear: ‘Election...

Pushing back against President Donald Trump's baseless claim on the eve of Election Day that Pennsylvania's vote-tallying process is vulnerable to "unchecked...

Why I’m voting Green in 2020

We need to vote for candidates who represent and are part of the popular movements so we advance the causes of economic, racial and environmental justice.

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.

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What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

What’s up with the herd?

The United States won’t achieve herd immunity because a significant portion of the herd is suffering from mad cow disease.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.

A leaking oil refinery on St. Croix gives Biden his first environmental justice test

Nearly 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for the closure of a controversial oil and gas facility that has sickened residents of the U.S. Virgin Island.

Sanders, Omar, and others introduce permanent universal school meals program

“No child in the richest country in the world should face hunger.”