Author and legal scholar Elie Mystal’s first book argues that the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights are deeply flawed, but that it’s still possible to use them to protect the rights of women and people of color.
In North Carolina, progressive activists reach out to rural voters as an overlooked segment of the electorate.
Congress members getting arrested is nothing new. It’s just the latest iteration of suppressing Black people’s voting rights.
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Democrats don’t seem too worried about the current Republican war on voting rights. They should be.
Arizona activists fighting voter suppression at home join a freedom ride reminiscent of the civil rights era.
Despite harsh, discriminatory conditions, countless deaf women fought with brilliance and dedication for personal and professional recognition, including for the right to vote.
It wasn’t just new voters that made this election the biggest ever: Youth turned out in droves to work on campaigns behind the scenes, too.
Since 2016, organizers have identified campaigns sowing falsehoods about the pandemic and the presidential election and have worked to counteract them.
“Strategic discrimination” is a subtle yet pervasive behavior that keeps people from voting for women and people of color.
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Young voters are intimately aware that they will be forced to bear the full effects of climate change—and they’re voting with that in mind.
It starts with knowing how we actually elect a president, and what your vote really means.
The example of gender equality in Haudenosaunee society gave 19th-century White women some big ideas.
Voting rights have always been inconsistently applied. Now the coronavirus pandemic is threatening those rights even more, and activists are pushing back.
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Along with community care, accountability, and the disruption of oppressive systems.
By insisting that Wisconsin’s primary election proceed in-person, Republicans inadvertently showed why early voting and mail-in ballots should be a priority.
Utah has shown both how to get more people to vote and how to overcome the political resistance that electoral reforms inevitably run into.
With 10 million skiers in the U.S. who are at risk of losing their snow to climate change, it's time to mobilize.
Political interest is high— from the number of small-donor contributions made to presidential candidates to cable news viewership—signaling voter turnout may reach new heights in November.
As the 2020 election season gets under way, activists are beginning to push back against voter disenfranchisement across the country.
As an independent candidate for public office, Tiffany Bond might typically be seen as a spoiler in a conventional election. But when she ran for Congress in 2018 in Maine’s
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