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Democracy Charity articles on Democracy Chronicles looks to highlight charities that work on the issues of democracy and election reform. Across the world, there are many people working to make a better life for others.
Freedom House has begun a new campaign to free political prisoners around the world, with a special focus on human rights activists.
Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) continue to face challenges across Latin America today.
Basic freedoms are collapsing in Latin America. Rights defenders are coming under increasing attacks from state and non-state actors.
The voting rights bill has been blocked yet again by the Senate. This hasn’t stopped activists from keeping the pressure on lawmakers.
An organization whose work includes increasing Native American participation wants to make it easier for people to register to vote.
70 progressive organizations in California have informed Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif) that she must back a vote-rights filibuster or resign.
Advocates in support of voting rights and election reform in the Senate have planned a sustained campaign for the upcoming weeks.
The near-total gridlock in Washington is infuriating voting-rights advocates. However, they see the filibuster as a new opportunity.
Voting by phone is considered grandiose and is often ridiculed. However, one American venture capitalist is continuing to work on it.