The GOP has a history of taking Martin Luther King Jr.’s words out of context to justify their own racist policies.
The radical right-wing-majority Supreme Court needs to be rebalanced. Here’s how to do it.
In Arizona, voter groups reach out to Latino citizens to combat misinformation spread by election-denier candidates.
Voting rights reform has died an ignoble death in Congress. The way forward isn’t clear or inspiring, but at least we still have one.
The redistricting cycle of 2022 has been marked by numerous voter suppression laws, lawsuits against them, and citizen involvement in drawing new maps.
Politicians are redrawing electoral maps to reflect new census data. Activists are trying to make sure they do it fairly.
If Tuesday’s recall vote in California passes, the Golden State will go the way of Texas, and Democrats will have only themselves to blame.
Many organizations that have long advocated for young voters are now finding they need to push back against restrictive new state laws.
Congress members getting arrested is nothing new. It’s just the latest iteration of suppressing Black people’s voting rights.
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.
Anti-democratic voter suppression bills are sweeping the country, taking aim at many of the methods that supported record turnout in the 2020 election.
Organization, outreach, money, and meeting people where they are is the key to changing political winds.
Despite harsh, discriminatory conditions, countless deaf women fought with brilliance and dedication for personal and professional recognition, including for the right to vote.
The long struggle to secure voting rights enters a new stage, as Republicans across the country try to strip protections from state laws.
Activists in the Peach State showed us how local organizing can yield results. Can the rest of the nation follow their example?
Watching hopes for a strong repudiation of Trumpism fade on election night forced me to take a long, hard look at this adopted country of mine.
Since 2016, organizers have identified campaigns sowing falsehoods about the pandemic and the presidential election and have worked to counteract them.
Federal law enforcement is concerned that the violent opposition to civil rights demonstrations and pandemic safety measures may foreshadow violence on Election Day or soon after. West Virginia officials are downplaying the threat.
There are some positive signs, but otherwise this is still the biggest trash fire of an election since… well, since 2016.
While keeping people focused on a strong, robust election process is a must, we also must prepare for the worst.
With Trump and Senate Republicans planning to push through a successor to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, it’s an open question if American democracy can survive.
It starts with knowing how we actually elect a president, and what your vote really means.
Trump’s war on the post office is primarily about cheating to win re-election. But it’s also part of the Republican Party’s long-term plan to destroy government.
Dramatic climate action is critical because we’re about to cross tipping points that are not reversible.
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