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Florida Republicans banned old felons from voting if they had outstanding fines. Wealthy Dems just paid off 32,000 accounts.

In a landslide referendum two years ago, Florida voters gave rehabilitated felons the right to vote, but Republican legislators "gutted the biggest voting rights victory in recent history" by making those rights contingent on people paying off any outs... ...

How to safely get out the vote during a pandemic

09.22.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

With fewer than 45 days to go until the presidential election on Nov. 3, it's more important than ever that people are ready to vote.  While get out the vote efforts have been going strong throughout 2020, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsbu... ...

Facebook removes 155 Chinese accounts actively interfering in U.S. politics

• Chinese accounts posted material supporting U.S. President Donald Trump, and pro-Left material Facebook has removed a number of Chinese accounts on the platform that are oddly active in Philippines and U.S. politics, reports Joe Menn at Reuters today... ...

Barrett is Trump’s Supreme Court pick to replace RBG

Selection announcement expected by weekend Impeached and manifestly unfit U.S. President Donald Trump met with Judge Amy Coney Barrett at the White House on Monday. The right-wing jurist is Trump's presumed top pick to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsb... ...

WeChat ban in the U.S. temporarily halted by a court order

09.20.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

The imminent WeChat ban that was set to remove the app from U.S. app stores on Sunday is going to have to wait a bit longer. In a Sunday ruling, a U.S. judge in California put the brakes on Donald Trump's executive order from August calling for a WeC... ...

Joe Biden’s new ad spotlights a Donald Trump promise we all hope he keeps

09.20.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

You've got to hand it to Joe Biden: His new 10-second ad makes good use of every last moment.  The Democratic nominee doesn't really even say a word. He simply put up a video of Donald Trump speaking at a rally on Twitter and let the president's... ...

There’s no choice but to turn your grief into a fight for Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s legacy

09.19.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

In a year marked by calamity, the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is yet one more tragedy.  The 87-year-old veteran of the court met her life's challenges with admirable grit, never forgetting to break a path for women who mig... ...

‘The Notorious R.B.G.’ taught a new generation how to dissent with her internet stardom

09.19.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

When Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was 80 years old, she became an internet icon.  A law student started a Tumblr in her honor in 2013, dubbing her "The Notorious R.B.G." and in the years that followed, she became a meme that lined E... ...

How to help protect Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Supreme Court seat until the election

09.19.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

The stakes of the 2020 election just got significantly higher. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a fierce advocate for justice and equality, died on Friday at age 87, which means her seat on the Supreme Court is now vacant. Per a statement f... ...