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Category Archives: voting rights
video – 49 minutes The rapidity and disdain with which the current administration and Republican led states across the country are working to strip voting rights from citizens conjures up memories of the Jim Crow days of the the long … Continue reading
(6 minutes) The Country Reels They Have Been Dreaming About This One For Nearly A Century. One can only guess what kind of wet dreams Republicans are having after this week. At a national level they proved that qualifications mean … Continue reading
I am no mathematician and hold no claims to be. This last election results sure raise a lot of questions that real math wizards and analysts of electoral politics everywhere are going to be pouring over for a long time. … Continue reading
One of the quickest and easiest ways to judge how the two major parties in this country view the very fundamental concept of democracy is to simply see how they treat voters. As usual, we see Democrats busting their butts … Continue reading
While making calls for Hillary the other day from a list of what was supposed to be registered voters I was surprised that I ran across an unregistered voter. He was purposely unregistered and was not planning to vote. Hopefully, … Continue reading
Republicans have taken the effort to suppress voting rights nationwide, including in Iowa. Iowa Republicans have done their part, if not as egregiously as in other states. They would do more to suppress voting rights if they controlled our bicameral … Continue reading
Water carrier for the radical right attempted to unilaterally suppress voters in Iowa. Friday was a red letter day for those who have vigorously opposed the spate of voter suppression laws that sprung up around the country following the Supreme … Continue reading
Iowa Supreme Court Says No. The Iowa Supreme Court Thursday offered a fine example of the consequences that elections have over the long haul when they handed down their decision on convicted felons losing their voting rights.. Consider this a … Continue reading
Paul Deaton wrote this book review for The Prairie Progressive. Published here with permission. Who is a progressive? Who is a “real” progressive? Who will continue a progressive legacy after the 2016 election? Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders debated what … Continue reading
In what is supposed to be a democracy – heck, this is supposed to be THE democracy – we are once again witnessing troubling signs that the very essence of that democracy, the vote, is rotten. Throughout the primary and … Continue reading