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Honduras election: Women's rights put on the agenda

Women's rights have 'never been talked about so much' in poverty and violence-stricken Honduras ahead of Sunday's vote.

Here Comes the Next Big Right-Wing Attack on Our Voting Systems

Click here for reuse options! Right-wingers are using bad data and shoddy methodology to push localities to purge infrequent voters. The nation’s leading law groups defending expanded voting rights Wednesday warned hundreds of election...Show More Summary

Reich: The Poor Are Being Barred from Voting

Robert Reich: Hundreds of thousands of Americans are being denied the right to vote because they are poor. In nine states, Republican legislators have enacted laws that disenfranchise anyone with outstanding legal fees or court fines. Show More Summary

'Gerrymander: Rig the Election' Shows You How Easily You Can Do Just That

Those who like following political news probably know that there's a big Supreme Court case right now that's all about gerrymandering, an issue that many see as endangering the right of many Americans to cast votes that actually count. The upcoming Gerrymander: Rig the Election, from a small group of game developers from Australia, wants

How a Racially Polarized New York School District Is Violating Voting Rights Law

In East Ramapo, a white voting bloc has taken control of the school board and shut out public school supporters. Even if your school district isn't as deeply troubled as the East Ramapo Central School District in the Lower Hudson Valley,...Show More Summary

Is Giggs right for Wales? Pundits & fans on his merits - plus vote for your choice

Ryan Giggs is among the candidates to become the next manager of Wales - but why does he divide opinion among fans?

Robert Reich: Jim Crow Is Making a Furious Comeback

The former secretary of labor warns hundreds of thousands are being disenfranchised. The New Poll Tax  Hundreds of thousands of Americans are being denied the right to vote because they are poor.  In nine states, Republican legislators have enacted laws that disenfranchise anyone with outstanding legal fees or court fines. Show More Summary

Thousands of Blacks Are Denied Voting Rights Because They’re Poor

I did not know this: Hundreds of thousands of Americans are being denied the right to vote because they are poor. In nine states, Republican legislators have enacted laws that disenfranchise anyone with outstanding legal fees or court fines. For example, in Alabama more than 100,000 people who owe money — roughly 3 percent of the […]

The New Poll Tax Hundreds of thousands of Americans are being...

The New Poll Tax Hundreds of thousands of Americans are being denied the right to vote because they are poor. In nine states, Republican legislators have enacted laws that disenfranchise anyone with outstanding legal fees or court fines. Show More Summary

Nebraska Keystone XL vote draws varied South Dakota response

South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he hopes people who exercise their First Amendment rights will do so peacefully after a Nebraska commission approved a Keystone XL oil pipeline route … Click to Continue »

A Vote for Sinn Féin is Now Unambiguously a Vote for Abortion on Demand

Do you believe in basic principles? Do you believe in an Ireland where all are cherished equally? Do you believe in a fundamental, universal, equal right to life? If you do, then Sinn Féin is not a party which shares your values. Precious Life are responding to the actions of Sinn Féin at the party’s […]

Amsterdam to host EU drug agency in lucky-dip thriller

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Amsterdam won the right to host the EU's drug agency when it leaves London after Brexit after tying with Milan in a vote on Monday that was then decided by the drawing of lots, diplomatic sources said.

Milan, Amsterdam face off to host EU drug agency: sources

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Milan and Amsterdam will run off later on Monday for the right to host the European Medicines Agency (EMA) when the EU drugs body must leave London after Brexit, diplomats said after a vote.

Terry McAuliffe’s Halfway Heroism

VA Gov. Terry McAuliffe was distinguished by Governing magazine as one of its “Public Officials of the Year.” His “proudest single achievement” in office has been restoring voting rights to felons.. This post Terry McAuliffe’s Halfway Heroism appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.

What’s Behind Donald Trump’s Impulse to Sabotage Himself?

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

On Monday morning, Potus put out a catty tweet about a senator whose vote he needs on tax reform. Why does he do this? The simplest explanation is probably the right one.

Along with voting rights, restore jury duty to ex-inmates

One of the broken promises of the criminal justice system is that a person who completes felony time in prison or jail will leave with a clean slate and a chance to start over. It doesn’t work that way. Liberty once lost is rarely fully restored. At criminal justice reform rallies, advocates have...

He Took On the Voting Rights Act and Won. Now He’s Taking On Harvard.

4 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

Edward Blum, who has orchestrated more than two dozen lawsuits challenging racial preference laws, is now fighting affirmative action in the Ivies.

Pinochet casts long shadow over Chile vote

He's been dead for 11 years, but Augusto Pinochet still casts a long shadow over Sunday's presidential election in conservative Chile, where the right is set to reclaim power. Despite his iron-fisted regime being responsible for some...Show More Summary

Swiss women get the vote (in 1971!) in drama 'The Divine Order'

The spark igniting the gentle blaze of “The Divine Order,” Switzerland’s submission to the foreign-language Oscar race, is a jaw-dropping historical fact: In 1971, Swiss women were still fighting for the right to vote. Focusing on the collective awakening of the housewives in an Alpine village,...

Editorial: Virginia Makes Every Voter Count

6 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

Its governor restored the voting rights of thousands of disenfranchised felons, something all states should do.

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