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Union Cuts Ties With United Negro College Fund Over Accepting Kochs' Donation

I recently wrote a post about the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) accepting a $25 million grant from Koch Industries Inc. and the Charles Koch Foundation on June 6 of this year. 293 more words

Social Justice & Reform

THE AGENDA: WEDNESDAY, JULY 9, 2014

Today’s Agenda

  • BBC journalists taught to avoid “false balance” in science coverage
  • Update on aftereffects of McCullen v Coakley
  • College students fighting voter ID laws…
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Spotlight: Students Join Voter ID Battle, Redistricting Panel Urges SCOTUS to Reject Challenge, Justice Dept. Sues NC Over Voter ID Law

There’s been a flurry of news over the past few days about fair elections in the U.S. If you’re trying to stay in the know about issues such as voter ID and gerrymandering, here are… 512 more words

Critics Who Claim Voter ID Laws Are Racist Won’t Like the Results of This Study

From The Blaze
Jul. 1, 2014 6:30pm   |  By Fred Lucas

If there was a hidden agenda behind North Carolina’s voter ID law to suppress minority turnout – as the law’s opponents claim – it hasn’t worked, based on a study showing not only more voters overall, but an increase in black voter turnout especially, after the law’s implementation. 198 more words

Politics

The Ultra-Right-Wing State Nobody Mentions | truthout

Indiana is a right-wing, conservative state. Somehow, however, the state seems to fly under the radar of the national media when they address the right-leaning activities in other states like Texas and Wisconsin. 244 more words

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"It's Not That Mythical Democrat": Republicans Finally Have A Poster Boy For Voter Fraud, But Scott Walker Won’t Like It

For years, Wisconsin Republicans have warned that voter fraud is a scourge that threatens the very survival of democracy in their state.

“I’ve always thought in this state, close elections, presidential elections, it means you probably have to win with at least 53 percent of the vote to account for fraud. 558 more words

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