Tag Archives: Free Elections

Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman : Defending Democracy Against Stolen Elections

In a landmark report, the NAACP directly takes on the new Jim Crow tactics passed in 14 states. Image from NAACP.org.Has America’s stolen election process finally hit prime time? By Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman | The Rag Blog | … finish reading Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman : Defending Democracy Against Stolen Elections

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Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman : Post-Buckeye Election Protection?

Political cartoon by Steve Bell / About.com.Can we transform labor’s Buckeye victoryinto a new era of election protection? By Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman / The Rag Blog / November 14, 2011 The crushing defeat Ohio’s working people dealt 1% … finish reading Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman : Post-Buckeye Election Protection?

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Supremes Make it Official : Corporations Rule!

High court ruling on campaign finance:The corporation as supreme being By Glenn W. Smith / The Rag Blog / January 21, 2010 If you had any doubt about the corruption that has infected the very bloodstream of American politics, look … finish reading Supremes Make it Official : Corporations Rule!

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Rage Against the Machine : Diebold and the Massachusetts Election

Illustration by Doug Potter / The Austin Chronicle.Hacking the vote:Will Diebold steal the Senate? As Bay Staters vote to fill Ted Kennedy’s Senate seat, most will be marking scantron ballots to be run through easily hackable electronic counters made by … finish reading Rage Against the Machine : Diebold and the Massachusetts Election

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Diebold and the Electronic Vote : The Rig is Up

Cartoon by M.e. Cohen / HumorInk.com.Your electronic vote in the 2010 election has just been bought The ES&S purchase of Diebold’s voting machine operation is merely the tip of a toxic iceberg… By Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman / The … finish reading Diebold and the Electronic Vote : The Rig is Up

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Rag Blog Report : Mauricio Funes Wins in El Salvador

Photos from the elections in El Salvador by Al / The Rag Blog.Live from El Salvador One team in San Martin actually was notified that an ARENA representative in a dark corner (pants down) was trying to smuggle out Actas … finish reading Rag Blog Report : Mauricio Funes Wins in El Salvador

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Power Struggle : Shining a Light on the Salvadoran Elections

On March 13, 2009, a pedestrian in San Salvador walks past a mural supporting the FMLN in the upcoming elections . Photo by Daniel Leclair / Reuters.Live from El Salvador: We see the electric cable hacked apart and lying on … finish reading Power Struggle : Shining a Light on the Salvadoran Elections

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El Salvador : U.S. Republicans Meddling in Historic Election

Mauricio Funes, a former television reporter, is the FMLN candidate for president of El Salvador. It is outrageous to see how a small contingent from the Party of No can contribute to a climate of electoral fear. By Al / … finish reading El Salvador : U.S. Republicans Meddling in Historic Election

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Iraq Elections May Change the Political Landscape

ON ALERT: An Iraqi soldier checks security at a polling station in the southern city of Basra. Photo: Matt Cardy/Getty Images.Iraq elections: Security tight for provincial voteBy Tina Susman / January 31, 2009 There is a curfew on cars in … finish reading Iraq Elections May Change the Political Landscape

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Joan Didion : Election by Sound Bite

Portrait of Joan Didion by Robert Birnbaum.Obsessed by ‘lipstick on a pig,’ economic ‘free fall’ and other ‘great stories,’ America has failed to see the real challenges it faces.By Joan Didion / October 17, 2008 This piece appears in the … finish reading Joan Didion : Election by Sound Bite

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El Salvador : Human Rights Abuses and the Role of the US Government

This mural of the “four churchwomen” is one of many in El Salvador that honors the martyrs who were killed while peacefully advocating for human rights during El Salvador’s violent Civil War. The churchwomen were asassinated by the National Guard … finish reading El Salvador : Human Rights Abuses and the Role of the US Government

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