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Tearing Apart The Fabric of Democracy — Again

I can’t believe we’re still advocating to stop voter suppression laws in 2014. But here we go again. The attempt to keep eligible voters from casting ballots tears at the very foundation of our democracy. We should be outraged at the breadth and depth of voter suppression that still rages within our so-called democracy here in the United States. Continue reading

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December Profile: The American People

The progressive voice of the American people became louder and stronger in 2012. Examples abound everywhere and on every topic from voting rights to workers rights. For our December Progressive Profile, we salute the American people — with several examples — of how individuals and organizations are fighting back and reclaiming our proud progressive past. Continue reading

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ALEC: Alive and Well and Pushing Voter Suppression In Minnesota

I have spent the greater part of my free time this summer and fall speaking to groups and anyone who would listen about the horrible constitutional amendment on voter suppression we here in Minnesota will have on our ballots on … Continue reading

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‘Let Me Vote’: The Breadth and Depth of Voter Suppression Should Scare Us All

Citizens United is squeezing democracy on one end of the spectrum. Legislating to keep people away from the polls is squeezing democracy from the other. The breadth and depth of voter suppression should scare all of us into action to stop it. Continue reading

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‘Not Everyone’s Life Is Just Like Yours’: Trying To Get A Voter ID

One of the constant replies I receive when talking to people about the so-called Voter ID laws now running rampant in our country is, “I just don’t believe people can’t get ID.”  My instant response usually goes, “No, it is … Continue reading

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Marching Against Voter Suppression In Minnesota

With the words and memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. invoked, I joined more than 100 Minnesotans Sunday afternoon to march from the Sabathani Community Center to the Martin Luther King Jr. Park on the city’s south side. The … Continue reading

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The Fraud of ‘Voter Fraud’

Elections cannot be free and fair unless they are open to every eligible voter. Photo ID requirements erode the integrity of elections. Just why are all these photo ID laws being passed in Republican-controlled legislatures across the country? Continue reading

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