Reading Time: 2 minutes Voter suppression efforts against minority citizens are taking place throughout the US. But the story is not gaining traction with major news networks, who are fixated on President Donald Trump.
Reading Time: 2 minutes On Friday, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) acknowledged that voter suppression efforts by Republicans are significant enough to swing key Senate races in Arizona and North Dakota. In Arizona, where Democrat Kyrsten Sinema is virtually tied with Republican Martha McSally, outdated voter databases which do not automatically update new home addresses could mean up Read More
Reading Time: 2 minutes Late on Friday, amid major international uproar and after more than two weeks of denials as well as several days of speculation that it would do just that, Saudi Arabia acknowledged that journalist and dissident Jamal Khashoggi was murdered in its consulate in Istanbul. A day later, even President Donald Trump, who initially attempted to Read More
Reading Time: 2 minutes The US Supreme Court opted to change the voter identification rules in North Dakota just weeks before the midterm election — a decision that could keep thousands of mostly Native American voters from casting a ballot.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The largest electronic voting machine vendor in the US is threatening an election transparency group with legal action for publishing the company’s manuals. The transparency group says it has every right to share them.
Reading Time: 2 minutes A peaceful protest outside the Vatican for women’s rights turned violent when police descended to break up chants for equality in Church deliberations.
Reading Time: 2 minutes A lawsuit challenging the state’s electoral practices, which plaintiffs argue allowed for large-scale voter disenfranchisement, has been allowed to proceed in federal court.
Reading Time: 2 minutes US Sen. Richard Blumenthal insisted Wednesday that there is no threat to national security in declassifying all documents related to the attacks of September 11, 2001. His fellow senators did not object.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Hurricanes unleash all kinds of horrors besides floods — snakes, alligators, pig poop — but things are bound to get even worse because of climate change deniers.
Reading Time: < 1 minute John Oliver shines light on the pressing problem of felon disenfranchisement in a hilarious yet thoroughly fact-based report.