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After New York’s Disastrous Primary, It’s Time to Demand Better Voting Laws

During this year’s presidential primary, New Yorkers across the state discovered something that voting rights advocates have been saying for years: New York’s elections are a mess.

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New York Had the Second-Lowest Voter Turnout So Far This Election Season

Among states with primaries, we are only beating Louisiana.

Ari Berman

The Most Important Protest of the 2016 Election

1,400 activists have been arrested at Democracy Awakening and Democracy Spring, but few in the media have covered it. 

Zoë CarpenterandAri Berman

27 Percent of New York’s Registered Voters Won’t Be Able to Vote in the State’s Primary

New York is the fourth-bluest state in the country, but has some of the worst voting laws.

Ari Berman

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Global Warming’s Terrifying New Chemistry

Our leaders thought fracking would save our climate. They were wrong. Very wrong.

Bill McKibben
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Demand That President Obama End Fracking on Public Lands

A continuation of the practice could have a disastrous effect on our climate.

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End Abuse in Our Privatized Immigrant-Only Prisons

A recent investigation published by The Nation found that dozens of men had died in disturbing circumstances in privatized, immigrant-only prisons. Join The Nation, the ACLU, Detention Watch Network, and Grassroots Leadership in calling on the White House to end this shadow private prison system.

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