- With the winding down of marijuana prohibition, widespread gay rights victories and more, Republicans - and their kindred spirits among the Democrats - now need the outright destruction of democracy itself to win an election.
- America’s modern political nightmare: Two electorates, separate and unequal
Harvey Wasserman, Bob Fitrakis, Common Dreams
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Social justice activists mobilized by the Moral Monday Movement rallied in downtown Raleigh earlier this year as they championed the importance of voting rights. (Photo: Stephen Melkisethian/flickr/cc)
Friday, October 31, 2014 | Jim Crow is already the big winner in this year’s election.
The corporate elite needs him to gouge the planet, wage perpetual imperial war and rule the rest of us.
So the voting rights of millions of student, elderly, black, Hispanic and other citizens are being lynched.
Harvey Wasserman's Solartopia Green Power & Wellness Show is at www.progressiveradionetwork.com, and he edits www.nukefree.org. He and Bob Fitrakis have co-authored four books on election protection, including How the GOP Stole America's 2004 Election, at www.freepress.org.
Bob Fitrakis is a Political Science Professor in the Social and Behavioral Sciences department at Columbus State Community College. He and Harvey Wasserman have co-authored four books on election protection, including Did George W. Bush Steal America's 2004 Election?, As Goes Ohio: Election Theft Since 2004 , How the GOP Stole America's 2004 Election & Is Rigging 2008, and What Happened in Ohio.
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America’s modern political nightmare: Two electorates, separate and unequal, Joan Walsh, Salon
The glee with which the GOP relies on Obama-hate to turn out its base shows the disturbing racial reality of 2014.