Thursday, April 18, 2024

Tag: voting

How we stop a gerrymandering catastrophe

Our best shot at saving our democracy is right now. It’s time to act.

Mailed ballots boosted 2020’s turnout—will it work in 2022?

New research on the 2020 election confirms that mailed-out ballots boost turnout—especially when there are no bureaucratic hurdles for voters.

Key battleground states considering using digital ballot images to boost voter...

In Georgia, Florida, and Arizona, the GOP and Democrats are weighing a wider use of an essential election record to confirm the accuracy of controversial results.

Joe Biden’s voting rights strategy comes into focus

Laying down markers and filing lawsuits against states that cross lines.

Progressives sweep 2021’s municipal elections across Georgia

The grassroots organizing strategy that led to historic victories in 2020’s elections continued to boost voter turnout in communities of color.

The Georgia way: How to win elections

An oral history recounts the organizing that led to 2020’s historic presidential and senatorial victories in Georgia.

Progressives on Virginia loss: Corporate Democrats have only themselves to blame

The finger-pointing started days before the polls opened in Virginia, a state that has trended blue in recent years and that President Joe Biden won by 10 percentage points in 2020.

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.

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New report reveals millionaires’ tax rates slashed by half since 1950s, fueling wealth inequality

This stark reduction in tax rates for the wealthiest Americans coincides with an era of escalating income disparity and could be costing the federal government hundreds of billions in lost revenue annually.

Missouri Republican Attorney General Bailey sues Media Matters using consumer law to censor the...

An analysis of Mo. Attorney General Andrew Bailey's bogus allegations against Media Matters.

New study reveals microplastics’ alarming journey from everyday items to human organs

The extensive reach of these particles beyond the gut and into critical body tissues, raises significant concerns particularly for the most vulnerable: Our children.

Democrats challenge Biden administration: Are US weapons used by Israel in accordance with international...

This inquiry, led by Texas Representatives Veronica Escobar and Joaquin Castro, targets the very heart of America's foreign arms policies and its ethical implications.

An urgent plea to leftists in the 6 battleground states likely to decide the...

If we want to remain a country where we still have the ability to agitate for justice and equality, then it’s incumbent on us to vote with that in mind.