Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Tag: voting

The fight to protect voting rights enters the next round

"Nonviolent direct action and resistance should never be dismissed as merely symbolic."

The GOP is trying to outlaw democracy

The goal (and duty) of every public official ought to be maximizing voter turnout—after all, the more Americans vote, the stronger our democracy.

‘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...

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Bogus “rugged individualism” corrodes our social fabric, fueling violent protest & pandemic mayhem

Either “rugged individualism” is exposed as a mistaken, scam mythology, disrupting and exploiting what’s good for the many -- or we face something closer to “rugged extinction.”

Oklahoma Supreme Court puts temporary hold on 3 abortion laws due to go into...

“All of these laws have the same goal: to make it harder to get an abortion in Oklahoma.”
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Don’t believe corporate America’s ‘labor shortage’ bullshit. This is an unofficial general strike.

What’s really happening is more accurately described as a living-wage shortage, a hazard pay shortage, a childcare shortage, a paid sick leave shortage, and a health care shortage.
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Minneapolis cop charged after killing innocent man with patrol car

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced that Officer Brian Cummings has been charged with felony counts of second degree manslaughter and criminal vehicular homicide.

Personal interview: Abby Martin what are the prospects for peace?

Abby Martin is an American journalist, TV presenter and activist who continues her work opposing imperialism and promoting peace, as an independent filmmaker and journalist.