voter suppression


The Language of Vote Suppression

“There are many ways to suppress a vote. If you’ve followed elections in various states over the past two years, you’ll recognize such strategies as the purging of voting rolls…”

Andrew Moss
Published in: Spot On Florida, Immigration Past, Present and Future, The Chronicle, The Skanner, Daily Journal, Global Diaspora News, LA Progressive, Z Net, Progressive Party USA, Black News
Date: July 6,7,8,2020
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Look to the right for corruption

“When I was growing up a long time ago there was a presumption of prudential integrity for politicians. Yes, I suppose I was naïve, but as a boy from Minnesota I came to think of politics as a clean game in my formative years…”

Tom H. Hastings
Published in: LA Progressive, Counterpunch, Cheney Free Press, West Side Gazette, Gilmer Free Press, Sierra County Prospect, Sentinel News, The Sunburg News, Bainbridge Island Review, Nation of Change
Date: November 18,19,20,21,22,24,25,26,27,2018
602 Words

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Mid-Term electoral progress & setbacks— Women, Native Americans, Muslims

“It is clear after these past mid-terms we need the United Nations to monitor our national elections to make certain they are democratically fair. Indeed, the elections proved Americans can be both progressive and regressive…”

J.P. Linstroth
Published in: The Red & Black, Bainbridge Island Review, Gilmer Free Press, Tacoma Weekly, The Sunburg News, The Portland Alliance
Date: November 11,12,17,18,2018
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Intentional or Incompetence—Voter Suppression Where We Live

“On October 15th, 2018 early voting in Georgia started. I arrived at my polling place at 1:56 p.m. and completed voting at 4:19 p.m. It is reportedthat county officials were not prepared for the turnout. That’s what I observed and experienced…”

Wim Laven
Published in: West Side Gazette, Bainbridge Island Review, The Journal Tribune, Chagrin Valley Today, Counterpunch, The Sunburg News,The Afro American, The Sunburg News, Sierra County Prospect, Denver Urban Spectrum, The Afro American
Date: October 16,17,18,19,22,24,2018
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Our American character and you the voter

“When we speak of people from a particular identity group—ethnicity, nationality, regional group, state, town, or one of many others—we often essentialize, that is, generalize. Sometimes that’s fair, sometimes not. Of course, it’s always inaccurate unless it’s stated as a tendency, not an absolute, and unless it’s offered as a viewpoint, not proven fact…”

Tom H. Hastings
Published in: The Journal Tribune, LA Progressive, Nation of Change, West Side Gazette, Bainbridge Island Review, The Sunburg News, Sierra County Prospect, Sentinel News, The PeaceWorker, Denver Urban Spectrum
Date: October 14,15,17,20,2018
508 Words

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