Voter advocacy groups in Georgia filed a lawsuit on Wednesday asking a federal court to compel the state to restore nearly 200,000 names to its voter registration list ahead of the January runoff races for the state’s two Senate seats that will determine the balance of power in Washington. In the suit, filed in… READ MORE
Headlines about Georgia’s election are focused on President Donald Trump’s legal battle to turn the state in his favor but plaintiffs in a new lawsuit say the real focus should be on the people who were removed from voter rolls ahead of Election Day.
“We haven’t seen… READ MORE
Black Voters Matter Sues the State of Georgia for Violating the National Voter Registration Act and Purging 198,000 Citizens from the Voter Rolls.
Rosario Dawson and Zoe Saldana Join Fight with new PSA to Find the Vanished Voters of Georgia and Encourage Re-Registration by December 7 … READ MORE
Race to get 23,000 Young Georgia Voters Registered for RunoffHampered by COVID and Lack of Awareness
There are around 23,000 young people in Georgia who turn 18 in the weeks between the General Election and the January 5 runoff. With only a week left before the December 7 registration deadline for the runoff, these high school seniors, left out of… READ MORE
On Monday, Georgia’s Board of Elections issued a directive that allows county election supervisors to block new registrations of voters who do not have a car registered in Georgia. I kid you not.
The Board acted after Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger quietly sent out a… READ MORE
For those of you who wanted to see Donald Trump skedaddled from the White House, this is the week you should be celebrating Thanksgiving giving thanks to Indigenous peoples for giving
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[November 19th, 2020, Atlanta, GA] The fight over what’s left of the soul of the Republican Party has moved from Washington DC to Georgia with the far right continuing to rally for Trump.
When I first drove by the rally, a Christian white nationalist and anti-immigrant named… READ MORE
“It is unfortunate that the ACLU hired [Greg Palast] a known Stacey Abrams shill.” So said the flak for the GOP Sec. of State of Georgia. And I’m sure that GOP Senator David Perdue thinks it “unfortunate” as well – now that their program to systematically purge Black voters in Georgia was busted, and David Perdue must face … READ MORE
Two years ago, the Supreme Court’s right-wing five authorized a new method of “cleaning” voter rolls. The Court agreed with GOP voting officials, beginning with Ohio and Georgia, to purge voter rolls of those who “moved.”
The idea sounds fair in theory: If you don’t live in Atlanta, you shouldn’t vote there, and to do so is a felony crime. But in practice,… READ MORE
[January 20, 2021, Washington DC] While President Donald Trump takes his oath of office today in the White House bunker, the capital remains subdued, quiet except for the shriek of sirens and the black unmarked SUVs rushing to pick up the “Antifa rioters,” as Trump called them, shortly before… READ MORE
James Madison did us no favor when he drafted Article II of the Constitution. Of course, our Founding Fathers couldn’t have imagined a psychopathic narcissist with an itchy Twitter finger.
The Constitution includes no right of citizens to vote for… READ MORE
Debra Messing, DiCaprio and Palast Release ‘The Purged’14 Minutes to Save this Election - Watch Now!
The Purged, which Leonardo DiCaprio shared a snippet of earlier this month, is produced by his father, George DiCaprio, and stepmother, Peggy DiCaprio; Yvette Nicole Brown; Thom Hartmann and the founders of Black Voters Matter. It follows Palast’s… READ MORE
“I hope that this film, and the images from this year’s election, will be the catalyst for election reform,” says Will & Grace star Debra Messing. “We shouldn’t have to wait in line for hours on end in order to vote. And in this day and age, we can get a lot of things done that are very complicated. And this seems like we should be able to do better.” … READ MORE
Less than two weeks to go until Election Day – what can you do? Begin by reading Greg Palast’s How Trump Stole 2020: The Hunt for America’s Vanished Voters and then go out and stop the theft.
Not only is Palast one of our premier investigative reporters he is also a great storyteller, and the best part, the stories are all factual. This latest tome reads like a rogue’s gallery of… READ MORE
The most important 60 second message of 2020
We want to thank Yvette Nicole Brown for lending us her voice, Leonardo DiCaprio for… READ MORE