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Debra Messing

Debra Messing Lends Her Voice To The Purged

“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

Superhero Palast fights the evil election supervillians

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

Cancel Culture: The Scourge of the Voter Purge

Hundreds of thousands of voters have been struck from the voter rolls and they have no idea. There’s no question that this attack on the voter rolls is affecting voters of color and young people. Asian Americans, African Americans, Hispanic voters are being removed by the hundreds of thousands from the voter rolls of America. And this could absolutely change the outcome of … READ MORE

ACLU, citing Palast investigations, stops Crosscheck in Indiana

Our 2016 report for Rolling Stone exposing Kris Kobach’s Interstate Crosscheck purge program was cited several times in a lawsuit filed by the ACLU for Common Cause as the evidence that Kobach’s system of removing tens of thousands of voters in Indiana was both wildly inaccurate and racially biased in the extreme. This past week, Federal District Judge… READ MORE

Crosscheck List

James Brown Voted 568 Times

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  • from his new book How Trump Stole 2020

You have people registered in two states. They’re registered in New York and in New Jersey. They vote twice. There are millions of votes in my opinion. – Donald Trump

Don’t laugh. Trump’s claim that millions of Americans are voting twice, a felony crime, is the principal reason… READ MORE

Black Lives Matter protest, Minneapolis. May29, 2020. Photo: Zach D. Roberts

We Still Have Apartheid Elections

They’re hostile to counting the vote in the US for voters of color and for young people, that’s just the truth. We still have an apartheid vote counting system and they will do everything to get in your way.

There were 7.9 million votes not counted or voters blocked in the 2016 election. That figure is from the US Election Assistance Commission, which keeps track not only of our votes, but … READ MORE

Democracy? Greg Palast & Lee Camp

If We Don’t Have Democracy, What The Hell Do We Have?

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Is the 2020 election already stolen? Can we steal it back? (Yes and hell yes!) Why were 17 million Americans purged from the voter rolls between 2014 and 2016? And why aren’t our elected officials screaming to high heaven about all these vanished voters? What’s a provisional ballot? What’s a residual vote? Do we have a functioning democracy? And should we be more worried about … READ MORE