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Voter 'Confusion' As Big a Problem as Suppression or Fraud

Andy Bernstein | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics
Andy Bernstein

It's not just people who lack the required documents who could be kept away from the polls by controversial new voter ID laws. Simple confusion over what IDs meet state guidelines amplifies the potential of these laws to suppress voter turnout.

Musicians Lend Their Creativity to Register Voters

Erin Potts | Posted 11.25.2012 | Arts
Erin Potts

In honor of National Voter Registration Day, Dave Matthews Band is releasing an updated edition of the video for their new single "Mercy" with a special message from Dave about voting. Dave Matthews is not alone in encouraging fans to register to vote.

Half Of Youth Voters Don't Know If They Can Vote

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics

For younger, more transient voters, this year's trip to the polls might not be so simple. According to a survey conducted by the nonpartisan voter reg...

No One Hit the Mark With Young Voters

Andy Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Bernstein

I think what was really missing this year was getting young America talking about the election via social media. 2010 was the year of the double rainbow and a two-year old smoking, not the midterms.

Jay-Z Appears in Youth Vote PSA

Andy Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Bernstein

A lot will be written about the youth vote over the next few weeks. And a lot has been written already... but sometimes the most can be said with the fewest words

Jay-Z Captures Power, Challenges of Youth Vote

Andy Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Bernstein

As difficult as our prospects are, we can't motivate young people unless we are reaching deep within. To paraphrase Jay-Z "Anything is possible as long as you fight for what you believe in."

From Casual "Hangout" to a "Concert for the Coast"

Andy Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andy Bernstein

There may never again be a music event on this scale that plays out right on the front lines of an environmental and economic tragedy. It promises to be unique, poignant, and cathartic.

Making Our Voice Heard on Climate Change

Andy Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andy Bernstein

We're at a critical juncture on climate change. In the end, only citizens have the power to break the Washington gridlock and demand progress.

20/20 Has Slanted Vision

Andy Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Andy Bernstein

When producers from ABC's 20/20 called, it was naïve of us to believe that they would do anything but use the worst interviews of the dozens at their disposal.

Musicians Band Together To Register 200,000 Voters

Reuters | Thom Duffy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Supported by dozens of musical acts, including the Dave Matthews Band, Santana and Maroon 5, the nonpartisan group HeadCount plans to register up to ...