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Debra Messing Lends Her Voice To The Purged

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 31/10/2020 - 4:13am in

“I hope that this film, and the images from this year’s election, will be the catalyst for election reform,” says Will & Grace star Debra Messing. “We shouldn’t have to wait in line for hours on end in order to vote. And in this day and age, we can get a lot of things done that are very complicated. And this seems like we should be able to do better.” ... READ MORE

Fighting for Voting Rights, Again

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 29/10/2020 - 9:31am in

New podcast: Republicans have gone back to their 1950s playbook of denying the vote. But American are fighting back gloriously. Continue reading

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Guns at the Polls

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 29/10/2020 - 9:11am in

Gun owners say they want to open carry for safety, not to incite violence. But the state is heeding concerns about militia members. Continue reading

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Will Supreme Court Election Rulings be 2020’s October Surprise?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 29/10/2020 - 5:23am in

Late Monday, as its newest justice was about to be sworn in, the Supreme Court issued the first of what may be more rulings in coming days that underscore that the court’s conservative majority has a marked hostility to voting … Continue reading

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Superhero Palast fights the evil election supervillians

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 24/10/2020 - 7:49am in

Less than two weeks to go until Election Day – what can you do? Begin by reading Greg Palast’s How Trump Stole 2020: The Hunt for America’s Vanished Voters and then go out and stop the theft.
Not only is Palast one of our premier investigative reporters he is also a great storyteller, and the best part, the stories are all factual. This latest tome reads like a rogue’s gallery of... READ MORE

Heather Cox Richardson: The Coronavirus Election

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 21/10/2020 - 2:39am in

While we are all understandably buffeted by the craziness of politics these days, no historians will ever write about this election without noting that over it hangs the pall of more than 220,000 Americans dead of Covid-19 and more than 8 million infected, and that numbers, once again, are rising. Continue reading

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Cartoon: What's on the ballot?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 06/10/2020 - 10:50pm in

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I have always thought it idiotic how we talk about presidential elections in terms of individual personalities. Presidential elections are first and foremost about social networks -- countless appointees to courts and regulatory agencies. Most importantly, this one is about the defeat of authoritarianism -- the only way we will ever have a more progressive future, or any future at all.

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Cancel Culture: The Scourge of the Voter Purge

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 03/10/2020 - 10:10am in

Hundreds of thousands of voters have been struck from the voter rolls and they have no idea. There's no question that this attack on the voter rolls is affecting voters of color and young people. Asian Americans, African Americans, Hispanic voters are being removed by the hundreds of thousands from the voter rolls of America. And this could absolutely change the outcome of ... READ MORE

Wisconsin “Movers” Voter Purge List Errors39,722 Face Loss of Vote for Moving Despite not Having Moved

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 26/09/2020 - 8:39am in

On Tuesday, the Wisconsin Supreme Court will hear a suit brought by a right-wing think tank demanding the state purge — cancel the voter registrations of 129,000 alleged "movers"— voters who moved out of their town or out of state. The Greg Palast Investigation Fund experts found... READ MORE

Could Republicans Ignore the Popular Vote and Choose Their Own Pro-Trump Electors?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 26/09/2020 - 1:45am in

Reports suggest strategy to bypass results in key states under discussion, but legal experts say such an effort is likely to fail. Continue reading

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