Why Do Nonwhite Georgia Voters Have to Wait in Line for Hours?
October 17, 2020 via ProPublica – Georgia’s voter rolls have grown steadily for many years, but polling places statewide have been cut by ten percent.
Which states had the best pandemic response?
October 14, 2020 via Politico – The White House’s decision to leave coronavirus response to the states has resulted in wide disparities in outcomes.
The Spreading Scourge of Voter Suppression
October 10, 2020 via The Economist – Officials are making it hard – particularly for minority voters – to cast ballots.
The Man Who Wanted to Save the First Amendment by Inverting It
October 7, 2020 via The Atlantic – Should the government take a more active role in ensuring free speech serves the public good?
Trump’s Decade-Old Audit Illustrates Why the IRS Targets the Working Poor as Much as the Rich
October 6, 2020 via The Conversation – The IRS operates on a shoestring budget, and auditing many elements of a complex tax return requires making hard subjective…
The Election Is in Danger. Prepare Now.
October 6, 2020 via The Atlantic – Instead of treating democracy like tap water, Americans must start fetching it from the well, carrying it home, and boiling…
When Politicians Use Hate Speech, Political Violence Increases
September 28, 2020 via The Conversation – In countries where politicians routinely use hate speech, domestic terrorism rises significantly.
How COVID-19 Stimulus Money Will End Up In U.S. Tobacco Farmers’ Pockets
September 23, 2020 via Reuters – Anti-tobacco groups are questioning how funds intended to combat a dangerous lung disease are being used to prop up the tobacco…