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Federal Judges Block Republican Redistricting Efforts In Wisconsin

Federal Judges Block Republican Redistricting Efforts In Wisconsin

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Extreme gerrymandering of a redistricting map drawn out by the Republican-dominated State Legislature of Wisconsin has been struck down in Federal court. The New York Times reports that the latest redistricting map of Wisconsin has been declared unconstitutional by a three judge panel in the United States District […]

Electoral College Is A Shameful Remnant Of Slavery That Must End

Electoral College Is A Shameful Remnant Of Slavery That Must End

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Few Americans would support the Electoral College system if they knew the full story of its origins. The Electoral College is in the spotlight in the wake of Tuesday’s presidential election with The Atlantic reporting that Hillary Clinton’s popular-vote lead is going to continue growing as “millions of […]

Police Violence Brings Amnesty International To Standing Rock

Police Violence Brings Amnesty International To Standing Rock

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Police violence perpetuates an old, incredibly shameful, story: “America has always walked though the blood of my people.” Police violence against the Native tribes protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline has reached such a high level that Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) has become involved. The organization has sent a┬ádelegation […]

Strip Searches And Jail Without Charges Terrorize ND Water Protectors (VIDEO)

Strip Searches And Jail Without Charges Terrorize ND Water Protectors (VIDEO)

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit The stakes are too high to let intimidation tactics like strip searches stop them. ‘If we don’t stand up now, there will be nothing left of our people.’ North Dakota police are escalating their attempts to┬áhumiliate and demoralize members of Native tribes who are protesting the Dakota Access […]

Let’s Take A Cue From Eisenhower: It’s Time For Bold Steps Towards Water Distribution

Let’s Take A Cue From Eisenhower: It’s Time For Bold Steps Towards Water Distribution

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit The national highway system built by the Eisenhower administration provides a blueprint on how to deal with water issues related to climate change. While watching the news this week regarding the wildfires raging in California, I thought about a story I saw the other night about a thousand-year […]

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