Tag Archives: voting rights

ACLU: Know Your Rights

Everyone has basic rights under the U.S. Constitution and civil rights laws. Learn more here about what your rights are, how to exercise them, and what to do when your rights are violated. KNOW YOUR RIGHTS from the ACLU BROWSE BY ISSUE: To access links for each topic, click here.   Stopped by Police Learn […]

Robert Kuttner: The Dance of Liberals and Radicals

Kuttner: Even supposedly mainstream principles such as pure food and drugs, or safe working conditions, began with radical protest. The fact that these principles are being relentlessly undermined by corporate elites suggests the need for continued vigilance and radical protest once again.

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Greg Palast: From White Sheets to Spreadsheets

Palast: It took six months for my investigations team, in coordination with Al-Jazeera America, to get its hands on the names of those tagged for the voting rights slaughter.

Bhaskar Sunkara: In Defense of Pete Seeger, American Communist

Stateside communists were the underdogs, fighting the establishment for justice – the victims of censorship and police repression, not its perpetrators. Like his party associates, Seeger was consistently on the right side of history   By Bhaskar Sunkara @sunraysunray  Al Jazeera America  January 29, 2014     Pete Seeger serenades the faithful in Washington in 1969. Stephen […]

Greg Palast> Ku Klux Kourt kills King’s Dream Law

Ku Klux Kourt kills King’s Dream Law Replaces Voting Rights Act with Katherine Harris Acts by Greg Palast for Truthout  Tuesday, 25. June 2013  They might as well have burned a cross on Dr. King’s grave. The Jim Crow majority on the Supreme Court just took away the vote of millions of Hispanic and African–American voters by wiping […]

Nygaard Notes #509: The Voter Empowerment Act

These are real problems, in contrast with the non-problem of “voter fraud” that is offered as justification for the unprecedented attack on voting rights that is underway in this country, and about which I have been reporting for the past several months. As Georgia Congressman John Lewis pointed out recently, “Since the beginning of last […]

Nygaard Notes> Voter Suppression in 2012

Nygaard Notes Independent Periodic News and Analysis Number 503, March 13, 2012 On the Web at http://www.nygaardnotes.org/ ****** This Week: Voter Suppression in 2012 1. “Quote” of the Week 2. “An Assault on Voting Rights That Is Historic” 3. Voter ID: Intentions and Effects ****** Greetings, Did somebody say something about a “post-racial” society? I […]

Do the Koch Brothers think we’re stupid?

December 1, 2011   NAACP.org ¦The Koch brothers don’t just want to take away your right to vote. They want to trick you into believing they are voting rights supporters. The same oil billionaires who bankroll the Tea Party are now channeling their vast fortune to limit the right to vote in 38 states and […]