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Disenfranchisement: Commission acts to defend voting rights of EU citizens abroad

“The right to vote is one of the fundamental political rights of citizenship. It is part of the very fabric of democracy. Depriving citizens of their right to vote once they move to another EU country is effectively tantamount to punishing citizens for having exercised their right to free movement. 124 more words


The Project

As my time here in our nation’s capital winds down, my free time has been dedicated to completing our final research project. Last week, we presented our final project to the class, and this week, we finally turn in the daunting research paper. 866 more words


Mark Wahlberg shouldn't get a pardon for his teenage violence, but there's one thing he's right about

On the night of April 8, 1988, in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, a teenager named Mark Wahlberg wanted some beer—badly. So badly, in fact, that he attacked a man carrying two cases of beer, bashing his head open with a five-foot-long stick. 965 more words

Chappelle-Nadal Pre-files Forced Annexation Proposal For St. Louis City

Maria Chappelle-Nadal’s Senate Joint Resolution 3 is anti-voter, anti-consolidation, anti-home rule, and a full employment act for lawyers to handle decades of lawsuits.

“That at the next general election to be held in the state of Missouri, on Tuesday next following the first Monday in November, 2016, or at a special election to be called by the governor for that purpose, there is hereby submitted to the qualified voters of this state, for adoption or rejection, the following amendment to article VI of the Constitution of the state of Missouri:” 829 more words

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How much do you know about Voter Fraud?

So, how much do you know about voter fraud vs. disenfranchisement? During our most recent elections a month ago, there was quite the uproar over the shutting down of early voting in states where it accommodated many elderly, handicapped, and non-White voters. 67 more words

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The Great Chain of Being Cranky About Disenfranchisement; or The Stupids, Continued

After the November election, a number of editorial articles came out with variations on the following theme – that the various depressing voter I.D. laws didn’t actually have much effect on elections. 1,908 more words

Which Side Are You On?: Lessons from The Hunger Games on St. Louis and the World

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Written by: Nicole Moore

I first read The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins during my junior year of college. When a friend first recommended the book to me, I was skeptical- I’m the type of girl who would rather get lost in a theology book than read a book that was classified as science fiction. 1,156 more words