Better bring some identification — and not just any identification, official though it may be — if you plan to vote in Republican-controlled states. However, if you contribute tens of millions of dollars to sway an election on Republicans’ behalf, the party will fight to keep your identity a secret. Consider, for instance, what happened to some attempting to participate in this month’s elections in Texas. The New York Times … read more.
(Randy Shaw is the editor of BeyondChron and author of The Activist’s Handbook, Second Edition. This post first appeared November 14 on BeyondChron and is … read more.
How will the 2016 election be framed? What will be America’s choice? If the coverage of last week’s two big winners offers a guide, the … read more.
Randy Shaw’s The Activist’s Handbook is a book with legs. First published in the early 1990s, it has now been updated as a guide … read more.
On Tuesday, Bill de Blasio won a landslide victory to become the mayor of New York City, voters in New Jersey and Seatac, Washington supported … read more.
Yesterday’s Los Angeles Times brought a behind the scenes account of the genius of San Diego City Attorney Jan Goldsmith and his brilliant maneuvers … read more.
A troubling trend has spread throughout the United States: people have stopped voting in local elections. This has even occurred in hotly contested races … read more.
Last week’s announcement of a settlement between the state of California and two political campaign organizations linked to the Koch brothers fittingly coincided with … read more.
This past Friday Occidental College professor and Frying Pan News contributor Peter Dreier appeared on Moyers Company. Dreier expressed an optimism that after 30 … read more.
It should serve as more than mere cold comfort that Charles and David Koch – the oil billionaires with a desire to remake America … read more.