Dark Days in The Sunshine State
An average of 22.7% of Florida children go hungry every single day. In the land of plenty, the fact that any child goes hungry is despicable.
Tell Tennessee Officials Not to Whitewash Education
BIPOC students are aware that the real story is more complicated than, “there used to be racism, but the Civil War and the Civil Rights Act solved it.” Their education will now be required by law to ignore a key part of their experience.
A Riot is the Language of the Unheard
It is time to stop killing people of color. It is time to do away with legislation that causes yet more suffering for communities of color.
We have the opportunity to make voting in this country a more just exercise. Let us seize the moment.
When Will Their Sentences End?
If incarceration is part of paying a debt to society, for America’s 6.1 million people with felony convictions, disenfranchisement can mean that the debt is never fully paid.
The Times They Are A Changin'
Come gather ‘round people, wherever you roam, and admit that the waters, around you have grown — Bob Dylan (1964)
Beauty [and the Beast of Uncertainty]
My stylist and your barber need to keep their lights on and roofs over their head just like you and me.
A large and growing body of evidence shows that Medicaid expansion has produced large gains in health coverage and improved beneficiaries’ physical and financial health.
Saying Thank You
It has been 46 years since Justice Blackmun wrote for the majority of Supreme Court justices in Roe v. Wade
Life Is A Highway
There have been 67 bills introduced in 25 states related to automatic voter registration
Maryland Considers Permanent Absentee Ballots
SB 333 & HB 119 would allow Marylanders to vote absentee without having to re-register
“Thoughts and Prayers” Ain’t Kevlar
A roundup of gun legislation around the country and how you can take action now
Unequal Protection Under the Law
Florida’s anti-discrimination policy discriminates against LGBTQ Floridians
While visions of hanging chads dance in our heads, Florida is once again the focus of national…
Florida Recount Battle Mounts
Ballot Measures: South Dakota
Absentee in person voting in South Dakota runs from September 21 to November 6
Ballot Measures: North Carolina
North Carolina’s early voting period runs from October 17 to November 3
Ballot Measures: Michigan
Michigan has no early voting so November 6 is make-or-break for these issues
Ballot Measures: Missouri
Missouri doesn’t have early voting so November 6th is make-or-break for ballot measures
California’s Fight For Net Neutrality
Jerry Brown has six days to protect California’s most iconic industry
Words Have Meaning
Senator Susan Collins is looking for an excuse to stab her constituents in the back
Activism by the Numbers: Arizona Teachers Strike Edition
Here’s what happened on Resistbot during the Arizona teacher’s strike
Pardoning Joe Arpaio
Sheriff Arpaio created a police state in Arizona; a pardon would legitimize that
For politics is not like the nursery; in politics obedience and support are the same.