The Discussion Around Voting Restrictions

AG Holder Voting Restrictions

A Breakthrough in the Discussion Around Voting Restrictions >by: Eric H. Holder, Jr.  Attorney General of the United States | Posted: 10/10/2014 9:45 am EDT Updated: 10/10/2014 9:59 am EDT|RePost 10/25/2014 10:36:25 PM | On Wednesday, the Government Accountability Office — a nonpartisan investigative agency — released a study showing that, of the states it examined, those that had enacted restrictive voter identification laws experienced sharper reductions in election turnout than those […]

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Paul Krugman’s fear: “It’s by no means clear”

Paul Krugman

Paul Krugman’s fear: “It’s by no means clear” whether democracy or plutocracy will prevail in America – >by: Luke Brinker | Friday, Oct 24, 2014 08:45 AM EST |RePost 10/25/2014 7:25:07 PM| What do Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Leung Chun-ying, the Beijing-backed Hong Kong leader, have in common? Both men, in their own ways, are part of the plutocratic revolt against democracy that Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman […]

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How GOP control in 2015 will terrorize a nation

Mitch McConnell, Ted Cruz

America’s looming freak show: How GOP control in 2015 will terrorize a nation – with no political repercussion –! Mitch McConnell, Ted Cruz (Credit: Reuters/Joshua Roberts/AP/J. Scott Applewhite/photo montage by Salon) >by Joan Walsh Salon| Friday, Oct 17, 2014 07:00 AM EST |RePost 10/25/2014 5:53:11 AM | I’m an optimist who’s expert at finding silver linings – American progressives have to be — but the case rapidly picking up steam […]

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