America’s homeless have the right to vote like any other citizen. However, Covid-19 makes a difficult voting process for them even harder.
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With just six weeks to November 2020 and despite the pandemic civil society organisations promoting voting are not giving up on getting people out to vote.
After slavery, disenfranchisement has been one of the greatest injustices to African Americans who have been blocked from voting throughout U.S. history.
Absentee ballots will dominate November’s vote. However, Americans abroad face major obstacles ensuring their vote is counted during the vote.
Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away Friday. Despite her passing shorthanding the Supreme Court it could still play a role in November’s vote.
The coronavirus imposed new lifestyles and fashion. Voters will be required to wear a face mask before they can enter polling places.
Students are getting really creative ahead of National Voter Registration Day. These innovative strategies aim to get more peers registered to vote.
Many figures have attempted to transform the way Americans vote. Among them is the story of a bold Texas county clerk, Dana DeBeauvoir.
US “voters with visual impairments say without accessible absentee ballots they must risk their health or give up privacy”, Aljazeera.
Uber is stepping up to play a role in the November 2020 polls. It is offering discounted rides to voters to get to polling locations.
- Facebook launches poll worker recruitment push in the News Feed
- Barr casts doubt on mail-in voting
- Microsoft warns Russia, China and Iran targeting US election
- Trump tells his supporters to become poll watchers
- Voting in person Nov. 3? Expect drive-thrus, sports arenas
- Election officials prepare for new Russian interference battle
- Carter affirms safety of mail-in voting after Barr and White House cite him to diminish it
- Fixing America’s Aging Election Technology
- Free express mail option for their absentee ballot now available for overseas military, family members
- Trump: Americans Who Died in War Are ‘Losers’ and ‘Suckers’
The relationship between state (meaning politics) and religion has long interested scholars. Renewed interest questions its impact of religion on populism.
The recent reversals in democratic values are a wakeup call. It is becoming more and more urgent to prevent further democratic decay and push for renewal.
Strengthening democracy is not done by withdrawing from the world. Democratic resilience needs the building of strong alliances worldwide.
President Mnangagwa is looking to have exiled members of the G40 arrested and returned to Zimbabwe to face what he calls justice.
Torture and extrajudicial killing, even if those concerned are suspected terrorists, go contrary to the rule of law vital to democracy.
Deep-fakes have changed the global information landscape, requiring more caution in how we treat information. They also inflict damage on democracy.
Recent constitutional amendments in Russia pave the way for Putin’s re-election but now-happening political upheavals cast a shadow over a 2024 bid for him.
The U.S. government has never been a consistent promoter of human rights — other interests were often prioritized — but when it did act, it could be powerful.
“Anti-Americanism lies at the core of [Iran’s] state ideology, which casts [it] as the defender of Muslims against an expansionist, [USA], (Wang Xiyue).
In protests against Belarus’s Alexander Lukashenko, Europe’s last dictator, Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya has been a prominent figure. VOA interviewed her.
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- 7 Countries Urge Zimbabwe to Allow Freedom of Opinion, Stop Corruption
- The terrible déjà vu of the Navalny poisoning
- Comedian Mocks Zimbabwe’s Government Despite Fear of Reprisal
- Tens of Thousands Rally in Belarus, Call for Lukashenko to Resign
- Belarus Removes Theater Director for Supporting Protests
- Coup in Mali: disgruntled Malian army carries out popular instruction to remove President
- Averting a Mushroom Cloud of Impunity in Lebanon
- Top South Africa Minister Says Crisis in Zimbabwe Needs Urgent Action