The Chief Justice has led the Court's conservative majority in a counterrevolution against the fruits of the civil rights movement. This is not a matter of happenstance, but a defining feature of his legal career.
I discovered no lack of evidence that the 2004 Ohio elections had been subverted; I found more damning information than I could even fit in the film. I had to learn a lot about how elections were administered to be able to comprehend the myriad of ways one can screw them up.
Boy, it isn't every day you get to write a headline like that! But those are the kinds of feelings Ted Cruz seems to bring out in everyone -- left, right, and center.
Call on your members of Congress to pass the Voting Rights Advancement Act! For decades, our representatives crossed the partisan aisle to pass important voting rights legislation because it was the right thing to do.
On March 16, the media said it was over, and they're saying it's over now. But those who "do their own research" knew then that the movement had many contests left to win, and they know now that 19 states and 1,401 delegates are still available.
Several years ago Time announced "The Death of Feminism". Excuse me! Just as a very-alive Mark Twain announced that "reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated", so are pronouncements of the "death of feminism" and the subsequent creation of the pseudo-term "post-feminism."
Are you sick of jokes about tiny hands and hysteria over who gets to use which bathroom? Because doesn't the news feel a bit surreal these days? Remin...
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If you're not registered either Democrat or Republican, you might be having a tough time voting. So if you're an independent who's been following the campaigns and recently made up your mind -- you're left out.
Although Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump is rarely if ever eloquent, there's a silver-tongued simplicity to his promise to deport 11 million undocumented immigrants: they didn't play by the rules, so they must go.
I was proud to sit on the Capitol steps, proud to have police officers arrest me, proud to be detained. Civil disobedience provides its own vocabulary, its own means of expression. By our act, we said: What's going on inside the Capitol, and in our country, is wrong. By our act, we said: It is not just wrong, it is unacceptable. And we won't accept it.
The pro-democracy movement arrived at the US Capitol the week of April 11 in full glory, with rallies and non-violent arrests every day totaling about 1,400 people, making it the largest civil disobedient action at the nation's capitol this century.
As the mainstream media continues to suffer from what many would call an "issue-attention cycle," stories about the black community have failed to ...
According to Shyla Nelson, a spokesperson for Elections Justice USA, over 63,500 individuals have been purged from voter registration rolls in Brooklyn, New York alone.
There is a long-honored and successful tradition in this country of non-violent civil disobedience as a tool to break intransigence on the part of the powers that be. And that's what's happening today.
The principle of "one person, one vote" rings out upon the U.S.-American landscape as an essential and central unifying element of our great democracy, but one which, unfortunately, merely resounds as an ideal rather than as the reality.