Category: Civil Liberties
In 2020 the Supreme Court will be even more likely do the same–i.e. stop the vote count and ‘select’ Trump’– with a 6-3 vote. Except this time it will not even be a vote recount; it will be a first count of mail in ballot votes
The left forces whose strategy translates into sending the first message have much better prospects to grow their ranks and expand their influence, power and coalition relationships
“Now the American press is staring right down the barrel at the use of the Espionage Act against American journalists and publishers for doing journalism.”
GOP Ramps Up Assault on Voting Rights Across U.S. Ahead of Election
Portland’s new district attorney said he wouldn’t prosecute most protesters. Police kept arresting them anyway.
Alice Walker, Noam Chomsky, and Daniel Ellsberg oppose the extradition of Julian Assange to the US to face charges under the Espionage Act
Interview on protecting the vote and mobilizing the Poor
What are the possible effects on our civil liberties from having high-tech surveillance platforms circling over millions of Americans, gathering information about our every move?
It’s important for US media not to propagate the myth of US exceptionalism, which often makes false accusations of “election theft” against Global South countries like Bolivia and Venezuela, and misleads Americans into thinking election theft “can’t happen”
It is difficult to think straight when the president is ruining your country in real time at the top of his voice and right in your face. That, of course, is the entire point of the exercise