voter suppression

Use WiFi spots to provide free internet access and build double opt-in contact lists.

Build double opt-in contact lists the smart way

When they go low by denying internet access to suppress voters, go high with free internet hotspots to help voters and build contact lists at the same time. Black, brown and Native American communities; poor rural and urban areas suffer from a lack of internet connectivity. This hold them back and makes it harder for …

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Fight the connectivity poll tax that blocks poor voters by canvassing in disconnected communities

Fight the connectivity poll tax that disenfranchises poor voters

Connectivity is a poll tax that stifles voters in Black, Brown, indigenous and rural communities who cannot afford to get online. “Poll taxes were essentially a voting fee used to keep African Americans from voting in southern states. Eligible voters were required to pay their poll tax before they could cast a ballot. In 1964 …

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Voting rights advocates are stepping up to the challenge by helping voters (where permitted) to understand the new rules and getting the documents they need to vote.

Leave no voter behind

The price of voting has gone up! Republican voter suppression schemes are making it more costly to vote. And soon it may only be the rich who can afford to vote. The right to vote in the Declaration of Independence was restricted to property owners. Women, people of color and those without property were only …

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Use precision mapping to find unregistered voters

Find unregistered voters with precision mapping

Fight voter suppression by leaving no eligible voter behind with easy-to-use precision mapping apps. Find areas likely to have unregistered voters with the same precision mapping that business use to find customers. Narrow your search to areas where residents have characteristics you specify like income, education, race and ethnicity as well as the voter turnout …

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Corporate boycotts led to fair elections in South Africa

Lessons from how corporate boycotts led to fair elections in South Africa

A white minority clung to power by denying Blacks their right to vote till corporate boycotts led to fair elections. A white minority supported by corporate donations. Blacks prevented from voting. Racial violence. Calls for a boycott. Sound familiar? Georgia? South Africa? How was the racist South African government forced to hold fair elections? What …

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Jim Crow. Cat-In-The-Hat. COVID Stimulus Bill. The week’s top political cartoons.

‘Jim Crow in a suit and tie’: Outrage over Georgia’s new bills to restrict voting access. Bills would reduce weekend voting , end automatic registration, and make it illegal to give food and water to voters waiting in line. – Independent Voter Suppression or Bust. After failing to suppress enough Black votes to steal the …

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