Sunday, January 19, 2020

Tag: voting

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.

These voters had to wait for hours: ‘It felt like a...

Many would-be voters’ first attempts were foiled by problems at polling places. There isn’t good data on how many people ultimately don’t cast a ballot.

How The Rats Revolt: ‘Ratting out’ Democrats’ electoral extortion

The issue of lesser-evil voting – perhaps the most important issue dividing and paralyzing the left – with an unprecedented strategy.

Why do we even have voting machines?

Americans, who have grown jaded about machine voting, and distrustful about its integrity at the same time, should be demanding a return to paper ballots.

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In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Ex-pharma lobbyist embedded in White House tanked drug pricing bill, while his former employer...

Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.

Embracing Islamic terrorism

Ever wonder why we never go to war against or impose sanctions on these sponsors of terrorism? Heck, we don’t even condemn them!

Trump’s loosening of pork inspection regulations fails to protect consumers from illness and death...

"Food safety is one of the most important protections in our country and gifting the slaughter industry self-regulation powers will mean pork eaters in this country will be facing higher threats of disease.”

Our country, the United States, is a rogue nation and our leaders are criminals

Should we fear for the future of this rogue nation and of the world?