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In his 1988 song "Waiting for the Great Leap Forwards," British troubadour Billy Bragg promised, "The Revolution is just a T-shirt away." It's taken a while, but the 2004 election could prove Bra
Jon Wiener is on the board of the Liberty Hill Foundation.
Electronic counts, unaudited touch-screen ballots, enhance opportunities for fraud.
The Democratic platform approved this week by convention delegates in Boston contains strong language regarding the party's commitment to protect the right of Americans to vote--and have their vo
The young and the angry mosh the vote for the November election.
On October 29, 2002, George W. Bush signed the Help America Vote Act
(HAVA). Hidden behind its apple-pie-and-motherhood name lies a nasty
civil rights time bomb.
AS NOVEMBER approaches, the Presidential race
seems to be too close for partisans of either side
to take comfort.
For almost forty years now, the white South has been moving steadily into the Republican ranks.
The Republican drive represents a power grab unprecedented in scale and timing.
Russell Simmons was never a young voter. The 46-year-old hip-hop tycoon
cast his first vote in a presidential election seven years ago, he says,
at the age of 39.
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