fix articles 22123, voting rights
LAWSUIT ALLEGING FEDERAL VOTING RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN KERN COUNTY (tags)
After 11 days of testimony, trial ended this week in a landmark lawsuit filed by MALDEF alleging that Kern County unlawfully denies Latinos the right to elect candidates of their choice, in violation of Section 2 of the federal Voting Rights Act. It was the first federal voting rights case in California in more than a decade.
107 More Groups Oppose Neil Gorsuch (tags)
107 women's, labor, civil rights, abolition of death penalty, gay and other groups join the mass movement opposing Neil Gorsuch
Obama Voting Rights Act Demagoguery (tags)
BTL: National Campaign Launched to Challenge GOP Efforts to Suppress Voting Rights (tags)
Interview with April Tyler, an organizer with the Dec. 10 Mobilization for Voting Rights, conducted by Scott Harris
IMF Considers Replacing the Dollar as Key Currency (tags)
More stability and efficiency will be created and money and the credit system de-politicized. In stress situations, a world central bank could serve as creditor "of last resort" to provide the necessary liquidity in the whole system in case of grave shocks.
Subverting Democracy Through Electoral Fraud (tags)
Rigged election show democracy is pure fantasy.
The Ron Paul “Revolution”, an Extreme Rightwing Threat (tags)
"Paul is a white nationalist of the Stormfront type who has always kept his racial views and his views about world Judaism quiet because of his political position." American Nazi Party Commander, Bill White
amiri baraka on democracy now! (tags)
On 40th Anniversary of Newark Rebellion, a Look Back at Historic Unrest that Changed the Nation
Objection!!!: Supreme Court nominee seen as threat to women, labor, racial equality (tags)
WASHINGTON — Hours after President George W. Bush nominated John G. Roberts to the Supreme Court, fighters for human rights bombarded the Senate with demands that they reject him on grounds he is an enemy of women’s equality, labor rights and voting rights. Roberts’ nomination threatens to push the nation’s highest court further to the right for years to come, they said.
RENEW VOTING RIGHTS! (tags)
40 years after Bloody Sunday, 10,000 march in Selma
Honor voting rights Martyrs with deeds (tags)
Chaney, Goodman, and Schwerner. The names of the three civil rights martyrs still ring like a bell four decades after they disappeared in Neshoba County, Mississippi, June 21, 1964.
Voting Rights Groups 'Block' Talk of Machine-Free Elections (tags)
These groups give people false hope, instead of a sensible solution.
Los Angeles DREAM Fast Vigil (Day 5) (tags)
DREAM Act Fasters Highlight the Importance of Voting
Is there life on Mars? (tags)
I really hope those little green men like anarchists....
Voting Rights Consultant Can't Solve San Diego Redistricting (tags)
San Diego's Redistricting Commission hoped a report from voting rights consultant Bruce Cain would give them a definitive answer on whether the federal Voting Rights Act required them to put all of the City Heights neighborhood, many of whose residents are people of color, in a single City Council district even if this means breaking up the concentration of Queer voters in the current District 3. But Cain's report was inconclusive.
COUP WATCH: Voting Rights In Florida-- From Red Rock Eater News Service (tags)
It's a bigger coup than you thought, according to this dash through the tangled web that stretches from the Miami mayoral absentee ballot fraud several years ago to the Supreme Court’s states’-rights additions to the 11th Amendment and it’s potential impact in preventing Florida citizens from suing the state of Florida for violating their voting rights. Plus links, and more.
COUP WATCH: Real Vote Victims: Minorities (tags)
Juan Gonzales highlights a few of the many cases that show massive voting rights violations throughout the state of Florida that are still being ignored by corporate media and the political process. A brief excerpt from his NY Daily News Column, with link to original.
COUP WATCH: Racial Voting Rights Violations Also Crucial In Florida (tags)
Minority voters suffered voting rights violations in a number of Florida counties that might well hold the key to the presidential election. Those affected include Puerto Rican voters in Orlando, as well as Haitians and blacks in Miami, West Palm Beach and elsewhere. Problems of minority voting rights in Florida have barely begun to be examined.