Conservative Supreme Court Justices Seem To Be Itching To Steal The Election For Trump 

Oct 29, 2020 by

Republican appointees Samuel Alito, Neil Gorsuch and Clarence Thomas are willing to throw out some ballots after the election....

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Here’s what the Supreme Court’s threat to mail-in ballots really means 

Oct 29, 2020 by

The conservative justices’ statements open up a potential post-Election Day avenue for Republicans to disqualify some volume of...

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To Stop Trump Stealing the Election, Democrats Must Do These 3 Things

Oct 29, 2020 by

There’s little that Democratic elected officials can do to stop Trump from trying to steal the election. But if he succeeds, they’ll...

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Trump Openly Voices Hope That Courts Will Intervene in Ballot Count

Oct 29, 2020 by

The Supreme Court has already left open the possibility of invalidating late-arriving Pennsylvania ballots. Source: Trump Openly...

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Disinformation Can Function as Voter Suppression. Organizers Are Fighting Back.

Oct 29, 2020 by

Disinformation can dissuade otherwise eligible voters from exercising their right to vote. Source: Disinformation Can Function as...

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‘Signs of a coming conflict are everywhere’: Why a 2nd Civil War would be quite different from the 1st

Oct 29, 2020 by

Gault explains, “According to several experts I spoke with, a new civil conflict will look nothing like the first American...

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Supreme Court issues flurry of last-minute election orders

Oct 29, 2020 by

Justice Amy Coney Barrett has not taken part in any of these last-minute orders, but could participate going forward. Source: Supreme...

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Why Trump’s collapsing poll numbers could scuttle plan to take vote count to court: legal experts 

Oct 29, 2020 by

For 2020, there’s uncertainty about the Electoral College outcome, but very little uncertainty that the popular vote spread...

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Documents Reveal WH Officials Tried to Use $250 Million in Taxpayer Money on Covid Ad Campaign to Boost Trump Reelection 

Oct 29, 2020 by

Democrats on the House Oversight Committee accused HHS officials of engaging in a “cover-up to conceal the Trump...

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The Push To Allow Guns At Polling Places Is Straightforward Voter Intimidation

Oct 29, 2020 by

There is no reason for open carry of guns at the polls except to intimidate voters, which is a federal crime. Source: The Push To...

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Hospitals Are Reeling Under a 46 Percent Spike in Covid-19 Patients 

Oct 29, 2020 by

The number of people hospitalized with the coronavirus has climbed significantly from a month ago, straining cities that have fewer...

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Facebook is subverting democracy again — and it’s doing it on purpose

Oct 29, 2020 by

As the US presidential election polling day draws close, it’s worth recapping what we know about how Facebook has been used to...

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As GDP Data Shows Economy Still in a Deep Hole, Trump Denounced for ‘Trying to Mislead the Public by Claiming an Economic Miracle’ 

Oct 29, 2020 by

“Americans can believe what he says or they can believe their own eyes. Millions are unemployed—they know the economy is...

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Trump’s Covid-19 Testing Czar Warns of ‘Draconian Measures’ to Come If Americans Don’t Mask Up 

Oct 29, 2020 by

As cases surge just before Election Day, studies show universal mask-wearing prevents outbreaks and could save tens of thousands of...

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Democrats Have Proven They Can Compete on Small-Dollar Donations Alone 

Oct 29, 2020 by

So why does Joe Biden keep doing big-money fundraisers? Source: Democrats Have Proven They Can Compete on Small-Dollar Donations...

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South Korea expresses ‘serious concern’ over any Japanese radioactive water dump

Oct 29, 2020 by

South Korea expressed alarm on Thursday about the possibility that Japan will dump more than one million tonnes of contaminated water...

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War Wasn’t a Campaign Issue. What Does That Mean for the Next Presidency?

Oct 29, 2020 by

It is an indication that the U.S. war industry has flourished regardless of who occupies the White House. Source: War Wasn’t a...

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Tropical Storm Zeta cuts power to 2.5 million, races through Mid-Atlantic 

Oct 29, 2020 by

The storm, which unleashed winds to 110 mph along the coast, hit New Orleans and Atlanta particularly hard. Source: Tropical Storm...

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The Purging of Jeremy Corbyn – The Truth

Oct 29, 2020 by

instead of finding instances of anti-semitism amongst Corbyn supporters, the report found instances of sabotage, leaks, and betrayal...

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Mass release of U.S. inmates sets up test of ‘decarceration’ movement

Oct 29, 2020 by

America’s inmate population fell by 170,000 amid COVID. Some see a chance to undo mass incarceration Source: Mass release of U.S....

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Stability Amid Strategic Deregulation: Managing the End of Nuclear Arms Control 

Oct 29, 2020 by

Bilateral nuclear arms control is being succeeded in a polycentric nuclear world by deregulation. Rather than mourn arms control, we...

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What We Call Freedom Has Never Been About Being Free 

Oct 29, 2020 by

Annelien de Dijn’s new book looks at how the modern conception of freedom emerged as an antidemocratic reaction by elites who wanted...

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America’s Protest Crackdown: Five Months After George Floyd, Hundreds Face Trials and Prison 

Oct 29, 2020 by

Some protesters face stacked charges and threats of deportation; others have been charged with police assault with no reports of...

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San Francisco Cops Will No Longer Be Called 1st For Nonviolent Crisis 

Oct 29, 2020 by

In what will be among the largest and boldest urban police reform experiment in decades San Francisco is creating and preparing to...

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House Democrats Urge OPM to Halt Implementation of Order Politicizing Civil Service 

Oct 29, 2020 by

House Oversight and Reform Committee leaders want to investigate the development and analysis of the effort to strip wide swaths of...

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More Than 8 Million Have Been Forced Into Poverty Since COVID Relief Ended in US

Oct 29, 2020 by

The massive $2 trillion CARES Act — which sent households one-time payments and boosted unemployment checks with an additional...

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This City Stopped Sending Police to Every 911 Call 

Oct 29, 2020 by

Riding along with the civilian “crisis responders” of Olympia, Washington. Source: This City Stopped Sending Police to Every 911 Call...

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New York Times: Tax records show Trump had over $270 million in debt forgiven after failing to repay lenders 

Oct 29, 2020 by

An analysis of his tax records by the Times shows that after the Trump International Hotel & Tower in Chicago encountered...

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Alert: Trump fights in court to block pandemic food aid for lowest-income Americans

Oct 29, 2020 by

The Trump administration is fighting in federal court to block states from giving billions of dollars in emergency food stamps to the...

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As Covid-19 Soars Ahead of Election, Tapes Reveal Kushner Bragging About How Trump Wrestled Response ‘Back From the Doctors’

Oct 29, 2020 by

“We know their handling of the pandemic was dictated by politics, and that’s a big part of the reason it was such an...

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Senator’s Report Finds Google and Facebook Have ‘Hijacked’ Local News and Undermined Journalism 

Oct 29, 2020 by

“These trillion-dollar companies scrape local news content and data for their own sites and leverage their market dominance to...

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Social media’s erasure of Palestinians is a grim warning for our future 

Oct 29, 2020 by

The treatment of Palestinians online serves as a warning that it would be foolish indeed to regard these globe-spanning corporations...

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Prisons’ Pandemic Response: Throw the Infected Into the Hole 

Oct 29, 2020 by

Advocates worry that the increased use of solitary confinement will be difficult to reverse. Source: Prisons’ Pandemic Response:...

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The Supreme Court Has Never Been on the Side of Working People 

Oct 29, 2020 by

If Democrats could acknowledge it’s a political institution, they’d have a chance to harness its power. Source: The Supreme Court Has...

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Ending Regime Change – in Bolivia and the World 

Oct 29, 2020 by

Bolivia’s triumph over U.S.-backed regime change is an affirmation of the emerging people-power of our new multipolar world,...

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Food Sovereignty Prize Awardees Tackle Hunger and Injustice During Covid

Oct 29, 2020 by

Twelfth Annual Food Sovereignty Prize honors the Somali Bantu Community Association of Maine and the All Nepal Peasants’ Federation...

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Black Lives Matter in the Arab world too 

Oct 29, 2020 by

Once again, Tunisia has been at the vanguard in the region. At the beginning of June, hundreds of people gathered in the centre of...

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Warren Rips USPS Board Members for ‘Acting as Accomplices’ to DeJoy as He Sabotages Mail Delivery—and the Election 

Oct 28, 2020 by

“Once again, I call on the Board members to release their financial disclosure forms, remove DeJoy, and do their jobs by...

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Republicans ask the Supreme Court to hand Trump this election

Oct 28, 2020 by

Clearly Republicans are looking to a new 5-4 radical majority, joined by Barrett to do what Donald Trump demanded in nominating...

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PA SOS: Barrett should recuse herself in mail-in ballot case 

Oct 28, 2020 by

Newly sworn-in U.S. Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett on Tuesday was asked by Pennsylvania’s secretary of state to recuse...

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Public Health Expert’s Warning: U.S. On Course To Hit 100,000 Daily COVID-19 Infections 

Oct 28, 2020 by

Dr. Ashish Jha said the grim landmark figure could be avoided but there’s not enough “policy impetus to act as we need to.” Source:...

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Warning of the ‘Many Trumps… in Waiting,’ Ocasio-Cortez Says Democrats ‘Have to Be Better’ 

Oct 28, 2020 by

“We’re not good enough right now,” the New York Democrat says of her party, and unless the material lives of...

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Top FEC Official’s Undisclosed Ties to Trump Raise Concerns Over Agency Neutrality 

Oct 28, 2020 by

A top Federal Election Commission official, whose division regulates campaign cash, has shown support for President Trump and has...

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Trump’s Ballot-Counting Demand Would Disenfranchise Overseas Troops 

Oct 28, 2020 by

States allow ballots from military personnel and diplomats to be counted as late as two weeks after Nov. 3, but Trump is insisting...

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Michigan Judge Accused of Jeopardizing Safety and Democracy With Reversal of Open Carry Ban at Polling Places 

Oct 28, 2020 by

Citing her “sworn duty to protect every voter and their right to cast the ballot free from intimidation and harassment,”...

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Trump goes all-in on the ‘nightmare scenario’ as he openly attacks counting ballots 

Oct 28, 2020 by

Repeating his desire for a winner to be declared on the night of November 3, President Donald Trump told reporters Tuesday that he...

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The White House Gave Up On The Key To Economic Recovery 

Oct 28, 2020 by

We need more stimulus to deal with COVID-19, but until the public health crisis is contained don’t expect miracles. Source: The White...

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Texas Supreme Court Upholds ‘Shameful, Naked Voter Suppression’ With Ruling Allowing State to Limit Counties to One Ballot Drop Box 

Oct 28, 2020 by

“Texas continues to be openly hostile to voting rights.” Source: Texas Supreme Court Upholds ‘Shameful, Naked Voter...

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Brett Kavanaugh’s Wisconsin Ruling Lays the Groundwork to Hand Trump the Election

Oct 28, 2020 by

The growing conservative majority on the Supreme Court shows its clearest sign yet that in the event of a close election,...

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DPIC Analysis: Use or Threat of Death Penalty Implicated in 19 Exoneration Cases in 2019

Oct 28, 2020 by

Prosecutors or police used or threatened to use the death penalty as a coercive tool that led to or extended the wrongful convictions...

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Alert: Trump is pocketing money from Republican donors, from GOP functions, and from your taxes

Oct 28, 2020 by

The ways in which Donald Trump has found to skim funds from the government—in other words, to enrich himself by stealing money...

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Number Alleging ICE Doctor Misconduct Nearly Triples

Oct 28, 2020 by

Advocates briefed senators on allegations that a doctor working with an ICE detention center performed unnecessary or overly...

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Journalists Pick Sides When They Call Adding Justices ‘Court Packing’ 

Oct 28, 2020 by

By accepting “court packing” as “the term for” expanding the court, journalists lend a hand to those...

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“Anonymous” senior Trump official revealed as ex-DHS chief of staff Miles Taylor 

Oct 28, 2020 by

Taylor was the chief of staff to an agency that oversaw the Trump administration’s controversial family separation policy....

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American War Crime: Trump’s Child Separation at the Border violates the Rome Statute, Majorly

Oct 28, 2020 by

the forced separation of children from parents on our southern border, with no prospect of near-term reunification, and more recently...

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‘Bankrolling Extinction’: Report Shows Big Banks Lent Over $2.6 Trillion to Fund Global Biodiversity Destruction in 2019 

Oct 28, 2020 by

“Imagine a world in which projects can only raise capital when they have demonstrated that they will contribute meaningfully...

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7 Criminal Justice Ballot Initiatives to Watch on Election Day

Oct 28, 2020 by

After months of protests over police violence, these ballot proposals could be a litmus test for voters. Source: 7 Criminal Justice...

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Protests & Provocateurs: Infiltrators are Disrupting BLM Protests 

Oct 28, 2020 by

Reports of agents provocateurs, outside agitators and police infiltration of protests are appearing throughout the country and...

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Doing nothing about Climate Emergency could cost more than all the Wealth in the World

Oct 28, 2020 by

Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — A study in Nature Communications has found that if you add in variability to calculations of the...

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10 Years After Iraq War Logs, It’s Impunity for War Criminals, War on Whistleblowers 

Oct 28, 2020 by

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and whistleblower Chelsea Manning have both paid a tremendous price for revealing U.S. and allied...

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Bad News: Trump strips Alaska’s Tongass National Forest of roadless rule protections

Oct 28, 2020 by

Trump administration to open up ALL of Alaska’s Tongass National Forest to logging and other forms of development, stripping...

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Special Report: U.S. jails are outsourcing medical care — and the death toll is rising 

Oct 28, 2020 by

By Jason Szep, Ned Parker, Linda So, Peter Eisler and Grant Smith Source: Special Report: U.S. jails are outsourcing medical care —...

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Anti-protest laws across America are only created to criminalize and disenfranchise 

Oct 28, 2020 by

Tennessee’s anti-protest law follows behind many states that seek to suppress disenfranchise thousands of citizens who act on...

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Fears of crackdown on US journalism as Trump ally removes editorial ‘firewall’ 

Oct 28, 2020 by

Outrage as USAGM chief Michael Pack rescinds rule that insulates journalists from editorial direction of politically appointed bosses...

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Kamala Harris bursts out laughing when asked if she’ll push for ‘progressive’ policies, igniting rage of the left (VIDEO) 

Oct 28, 2020 by

Kamala Harris has stirred up some bipartisan outrage after having another laughing fit, this time when asked if she would push for...

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Should You Have Kids Despite Climate Change?

Oct 28, 2020 by

In January 2020, 11,000 scientists signed onto a study that warned about the unfolding climate emergency. The authors prescribe steps...

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Grand Jurors In Breonna Taylor Case Call Police Actions ‘Negligent’ And ‘Criminal’ 

Oct 28, 2020 by

Two anonymous jurors spoke to CBS’s Gayle King about the hurdles in deliberating the case over the Louisville police killing of the...

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Bad News: EXTENDING US-ISRAEL AGREEMENTS TO SETTLEMENTS IN OCCUPIED TERRITORY, TRUMP ADMIN HANDS ANOTHER OUTRAGEOUS GIFT TO ISRAELI RIGHT

Oct 28, 2020 by

By signing an agreement at Ariel University today that removed an explicit restriction that had prevented US-Israel scientific...

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Justice Anthony Kennedy’s son helped Trump get Deutsche Bank loans: report

Oct 28, 2020 by

those who viewed Kennedy as being too quick to side with big business are likely to have similar views on his son, Justin Kennedy,...

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Declines to Promise Support for Nancy Pelosi as Speaker 

Oct 28, 2020 by

“I am committed to making sure that we have the most progressive candidate there. But, if Speaker Pelosi is that most progressive...

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The $1.1 billion rabbit hole: Here’s a staggering list of Trump debts — and who he owes money to 

Oct 28, 2020 by

The 2020 election may be President Donald Trump’s last attempt to dodge the consequences he could face for the staggering...

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Inmate Sues Prison Over Lack Of COVID19 Precautions

Oct 28, 2020 by

An inmate at New Jersey’s only prison for women has filed a lawsuit alleging the state Department of Corrections is failing to take...

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‘He Needed Social Supports, Not Bullets’: Mass Protests Engulf Philly Streets for Second Straight Night Over Police Killing of Walter Wallace

Oct 28, 2020 by

“This killing must be thoroughly investigated, and the officers responsible for Wallace’s death must be held accountable...

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Louisiana under hurricane warning as Zeta leaves Mexico’s Yucatán 

Oct 28, 2020 by

Tropical Storm Zeta moving north-west on path that could see it hit New Orleans on Wednesday night Source: Louisiana under hurricane...

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Elon Musk warns the world about AI Digital SuperIntelligence

Oct 28, 2020 by

Elon Musk has warned about the dangers of AI in many occasions.He is one among many public thinkers who have expressed concerned...

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Utah Legislator: If You Don’t Want to Be Attacked by Police Dogs, ‘Stay Home’ – Reason.com

Oct 28, 2020 by

The state legislature is considering reforms in response to the use of dogs against cooperative suspects. Source: Utah Legislator: If...

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‘What Killed Michael Brown?’ is the new must-see documentary 

Oct 28, 2020 by

A new film streaming on Amazon uses the tragedy of Michael Brown’s death in 2014 to insightfully reveal the manipulations and...

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America Is Not a Democracy, But We Must Become One 

Oct 27, 2020 by

The Electoral College has given us five presidents who lost the popular vote, two of them in the past 20 years. The Senate gives...

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Why Amy Coney Barrett Must Recuse Herself From Election-Related Cases 

Oct 27, 2020 by

 The choice is simple: She must recuse, and welcome Trump’s scorn. Source: Why Amy Coney Barrett Must Recuse Herself From...

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Alert: While We Focus on COVID-19, Trump’s EPA Is Quietly Killing Us

Oct 27, 2020 by

And yet as mass media runs daily tallies of COVID-related cases and deaths, a more sinister threat to public health looms as the...

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As Trump Says ‘Must Have Vote Total’ on Nov. 3, Nearly 400 ‘Protect the Results’ Rallies Planned to Fight Election Night Theft 

Oct 27, 2020 by

“We think the likelihood of activation is high,” the Protect the Results coalition says. Source: As Trump Says...

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International Study Finds US Republican Party Heading Towards Becoming One of World’s Most Authoritarian Factions 

Oct 27, 2020 by

“Disrespect of political opponents, the encouragement of violence, and also the violation of minority rights… they have...

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62 Million and Counting: Americans Are Breaking Early Voting Records

Oct 27, 2020 by

That’s some 15 million more pre-election votes than were cast in the 2016 election, according to the U.S. Elections Project, a...

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How Police, National Guard and the Military Are Preparing for Election Day Tensions

Oct 27, 2020 by

Given this year’s tensions, and the fact that the police themselves are a major issue in the election, the question of their...

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Trump Attempts One More Preelection Power Grab

Oct 27, 2020 by

An executive order establishing new hiring and firing practices will, if he is reelected, give him extraordinary control over almost...

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The Supreme Court has already had its thumb on the scales to try to fix a Trump ‘win’

Oct 27, 2020 by

The Supreme Court has already puts its thumb on the scales for Donald Trump and Republicans in this election through unsigned orders...

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After Supreme Court Guts Expansion of Mail-In Voting in Wisconsin, Fears Grow of Similar Rulings in Pennsylvania and North Carolina 

Oct 27, 2020 by

Republicans and the Trump campaign are hoping the Supreme Court will reject efforts to extend the deadline for receiving absentee...

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‘Expand the Court’: Ocasio-Cortez Leads Charge With 3-Word Democratic Strategy After Barrett Sworn In 

Oct 27, 2020 by

“Republicans do this because they don’t believe Dems have the stones to play hardball like they do,” said the New...

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“He’s Down to Steal This Thing”: Kavanaugh Parrots Trump Mail-In Ballot Lies as Supreme Court Bars Extension of Wisconsin Deadline 

Oct 27, 2020 by

“Kavanaugh is announcing to the world that if it will help Trump win he will join a decision to not count votes.” Source:...

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Daily Kos Elections Senate Forecast: The big movers this week are 2 previously little-noticed races

Oct 27, 2020 by

Democratic candidates still have leads in the Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Maine, and North Carolina races, which is adequate to take...

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Justice Kagan Says Supreme Court ‘Failed’ To Protect Voters Amid Pandemic 

Oct 27, 2020 by

The liberal justices dissented as the Supreme Court ruled against extending Wisconsin’s deadline to count mailed-in ballots received...

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Trump Needs Accomplices At Every Level Of Government To Pull Off A Coup 

Oct 27, 2020 by

Voting is absolutely critical for democracy. But at the end of the day, stopping a coup attempt will depend on far more than the...

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10 things you need to know to stop a coup 

Oct 27, 2020 by

While keeping people focused on a strong, robust election process is a must, we also need to prepare for a coup. Source: 10 things...

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“I Don’t Believe That’s By Our Laws,” Trump Says of Counting All the Votes in an Election 

Oct 27, 2020 by

“He wants to throw out legal votes. That’s what he’s saying here.” Source: “I Don’t Believe...

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How to Reverse This Craven GOP Power Grab 

Oct 27, 2020 by

The most ambitious structural reform would be to rebalance the Senate itself, as well as the Electoral College. Source: How to...

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Amy Coney Barrett’s First Votes Could Throw the Election to Trump

Oct 27, 2020 by

A sinister argument from Bush v. Gore returns with a vengeance. Source: Amy Coney Barrett, SCOTUS, and Trump: the first cases coming...

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As Historic Nuclear Ban Enters into Force, It’s Time for the US to Help Put an End to the Nuclear Age 

Oct 27, 2020 by

The only nation to use a nuclear weapon in an act of war can and should take steps to end the nuclear threat for good. Source: As...

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Minority rule is here, and this is what it feels like.

Oct 27, 2020 by

The powerlessness is the point. Source: Minority rule is here, and this is what it feels like.

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Trump Sues To Stop Ballot Counting In Nevada County

Oct 27, 2020 by

The suit alleges that election officials in Clark County are restricting Republican election observers’ ability to...

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Alert: Almost half of South Dakota’s inmates have tested positive for COVID-19

Oct 27, 2020 by

Cases of COVID-19 more than doubled over the weekend among two South Dakota prisons, and a fourth facility reached more than 100...

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