Tags » Disenfranchisement » Page 2

Loser of the Election? Democracy

Yes, I’m going to talk about the election. This transcends politics. This transcends where you fall on the scale, red or blue or for you middle-grounders, purple. 605 more words


Vote No on Constitutional Amendment 6

There is a lot of confusion on what Constitutional Amendment 6 does and does not do.

“Shall the Constitution of Missouri be amended to state that voters may be required by law, which may be subject to exception, to verify one’s identity, citizenship, and residence by presenting identification that may include valid government-issued photo identification?” 391 more words


Dormant anger in the postmodern era and a music review

There are days – more realistically, nights – where I’m so overcome by my own sudden, built-up anger that I don’t know what to do with myself. 844 more words


In defense of non-voters

Less than a third of us voted in the 2016 HRM Muncipal election.

There are still a few people out there who are so dedicated to the act of voting that it wouldn’t matter time of year, day of the week, what the weather was like, what their plans were… they would cast that vote no matter what. 762 more words


Don’t. Give. Up......It is What They Want!

For the past few weeks articles have been popping up about problems with filing for Voter ID’s in my State (Wisconsin). Today the news headline stated, “7 more DMV sites give wrong voter ID info”. 584 more words

Straight Talk From Pam

To say that too many students are disenfranchised and disconnected from their guild isn’t rhetoric. It is the unfortunate reality.

We see it in the number who voted in Guild Elections – from a record 4,338 ballots cast in 2013 to just 3,361 in 2016, the election just past. 1,102 more words


Carving out common ground with blue collar White guys

There seems to be a virtual consensus among the journalistic punditry about the heart of the Tea Party: white men who are frightened and angry.  They lash out against any insult or imagined insult.  1,328 more words

Politics And Psychology