Friday, December 9, 2022

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US midterms: 42 new voting laws since 2021 risk undermining confidence...

The ability to exercise one’s democratic choice by participating in free and fair elections should not be up for debate.

The one thing to know before you vote

When it comes to power in America, remember to vote for the little folks down at the bottom of your ballot.

We need to elect more leaders from the labor movement into...

Electing more union members to councils and mayoral posts will help to combat right-wing attacks on workers and hold local government accountable to the ordinary people it’s intended to serve.

Steps left for electing Progressives and defeating Republicans in the midterms

Stopping unhinged Republicans will require that often-deplorable Democrats defeat them.

The rise of Indigenous candidates raises awareness of key issues

Indigenous values helped shape American democracy, and now they’re helping increase Native representation.

‘Alarming’: nearly 1/3 in US worry about violence, intimidation at polls

"The fear people are experiencing—especially Black people, Hispanic people, and young people—is a form of voter suppression that needs to be addressed before the election," said one expert.

The voters who could decide close elections in 2022

Natives have been making news as not just voters but as successful candidates for local, state, and national offices.

One-stop fix to the election rejection scam: Demand candidates must accept...

If we don’t stop this scourge of election rejection, then the future (and innate rights) of citizen voting are bleak

Will gun-shy Dems ever learn this core (if alarming) Trump lesson—relentless...

Democrats must treat voters as consumers who view politics (rightly) as “another marketable product.” A coherent party must deliver big, core, election-winning achievements—if only to avoid a mid-term bloodbath.

New book argues mandatory voting will fulfill America’s promise of democracy

Miles Rapoport and E.J. Dionne say a healthier political culture and more representative government will result when all eligible citizens vote.

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The Constitution as free-for-all, a la carte buffet

If this be not the worst subversion,/ Where's real career-ending perversion?

US to launch Squad, first solar electric city car

“Squad offers an affordable, secure, quick and sustainable solution for your daily mobility needs.”

100+ groups urge Congress to back Sanders’ Yemen War Powers Resolution

"In an effort to renew this truce and further incentivize Saudi Arabia to stay at the negotiating table, we urge you to bring the War Powers Resolutions to end U.S. military participation in the Saudi-led coalition's war on Yemen."

Winning Georgia Senate seat, Sen. Raphael Warnock overcomes GOP push

More than 48 percent of Georgians voted for Herschel Walker, showing Republican loyalty in a battleground state.

Former Superfund Site becomes largest landfill solar farm in North America

The project is just one example of an innovative trend turning symptoms of throwaway culture into sites for generating renewable energy.