voter suppression

MoveOn has an urgent alert for activists that brings to mind Martin Niemöller. Since the US Supreme Court’s galling 2013 gutting of the Voting Rights Act, a number of states — including Tennessee — immediately leaped to impose Voter ID laws, gerrymandering, and other vile actions to allow systemic racism and classism back into their electoral […]

In most states up north, it’s simple: You go to the polls, give the poll worker your name and, perhaps, your address, and cast your ballot. Voting is a wee bit more complicated — and sinister — in the southland, and if this truly is to be a nation where all are equal under law, that’s got to stop.

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