Reading Time: 3 minutes Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) made headlines again, this time for openly supporting voter suppression laws. But she’s not alone: other officials are also growing bolder about why they do what they do.
Reading Time: 5 minutes President Donald Trump loves the world’s strongmen for their power, preeminence, and the deference that surrounds them. They love him for his spin.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The midterm elections clearly showed that Americans want more democracy. Let’s allow them to vote on it in 2020.
Reading Time: 5 minutes An election integrity group is challenging the results in Georgia’s race for lieutenant governor. If successful, the election will be re-run using a more secure voting system — paper ballots.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Just in time for your journey home from the family jamboree — some sci-fi hope for less stressful journeys in the future.
Reading Time: 18 minutes An author argues that, love it or hate it, capitalism is making planetary crises worse.
Reading Time: 43 minutes It’s been 55 years since JFK was gunned down in Dallas. Russ Baker and two other well-respected researchers discuss what they’ve learned since then — and what remains in the shadows.
Reading Time: 8 minutes A WhoWhatWhy investigation shows that, for the last 16 years, Georgia has either been ignoring or misinterpreting one of its own rules on storing election data.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Opinion: Millions of Americans are voting on hackable machines with no paper trail. Cyber systems are wide open to attack. It’s time for election officials to take their security and privacy responsibilities seriously.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Election integrity issues in Florida have much less to do with fraud than with mismanagement and explicit attempts to skirt the law.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Years after traumatic spinal injury, three people have managed to defy the odds and walk again.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Their October trial date delayed, a group of 21 youth fight to show that the government knew climate change was coming — yet took actions that made it worse.
Reading Time: 22 minutes 30 percent of California is forested. There are over 129 million dead trees, residential buildings increasingly closer to wildland, and conflicts about who’s responsible for managing it all. What could go wrong?
Reading Time: 8 minutes After 10 days of court battles and Gwinnett County Board of Elections and Registration meetings, vote counting draws to a close — but questions remain about who gets counted, and why.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Investigative journalist Stephen Singular uncovered shocking secrets under the hood of the 2000 presidential election. Here’s what happened when he brought them to 60 Minutes.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Election transparency advocates have long asserted that ES&S digital scanner voting machines connect to the internet to send results to election department central computers. That connectivity raises security concerns, but state officials say the machines are islands. Now, one advocate has proof they’re wrong.
Reading Time: 5 minutes County officials have wide discretion over which provisional and absentee mail-in ballots should be counted in an election. In Gwinnett County, a Tuesday decision made by the Board of Registrations and Elections could swing a US House race.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Since fracking began, Oklahomans have been subjected to man-made earthquakes. Now the state has one question: Who will pay for the damage caused by these not-so-natural disasters?
Reading Time: 8 minutes In the US, thousands of adult citizens are stripped of their right to vote by laws and judges that arbitrarily, and unevenly, declare them incompetent.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Last week’s election saw a handful of indicted candidates win office — as well as a dead pimp — thanks in part to the hyper-partisan atmosphere.