Reading Time: 15 minutes The last time Time Warner merged, it was with AOL. Back then, the only losers were the investors and stockholders. Is this deal any different?
Reading Time: 4 minutes Vladimir Putin claims Russian investigators were told that Tamerlan Tsarnaev was “not your business” after they had warned their American counterparts repeatedly.
Reading Time: 5 minutes A 24-candidate US Senate race in Louisiana has it all: mudslinging, prostitution allegations, threats of drinking weed-killer, and a former Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan getting to debate at a historically black college. When the dust settles, the outcome might determine which party controls the Senate.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Donald Trump has proclaimed: “My administration will stand side-by-side with the Jewish people.” His Israeli supporters, like their US counterparts, accept his claims with great enthusiasm.
Reading Time: 8 minutes It doesn’t take much skill to hack a voting machine.
Reading Time: 2 minutes In-person voter fraud has had a tremendous impact on US elections — but only because Republican state governments have used this extraordinarily rare crime to justify massive voter suppression efforts that could make all the difference in this election.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Manipulating the boundaries of an electoral constituency is a canker at the heart of the political system.
Reading Time: 15 minutes The director of a cybersecurity center reveals surprising information about voting — like how early voting can actually increase the risk of foul play, and how distrust of the current system may be as damaging as actual hacking.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Usually, international election observers monitor new and struggling democracies, such as Ukraine. Turns out the “struggling democracy” that needs outside monitors is our own.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Ohio’s Republicans came within three weeks of preventing hundreds of thousands of voters from casting ballots. However, another one of their efforts to suppress the vote in the Buckeye state succeeded.