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Results for disenfranchisement

Disenfranchisement Is the Biggest Threat of All
Originally Posted: 10/30/2012 - 2:40pm | Type: Blog

Of all the ugliness in Election 2012, nothing is more disturbing than attempts to prevent people from voting. Voter suppression strikes at the very heart of American democracy. Of ...

What My Catholic Faith Has Taught Me
Originally Posted: 09/30/2012 - 10:38am | Type: Blog

Some have asked how I can embrace a faith whose leadership has taken such a hard line against gay and lesbian equality, and which is painfully quiet on the threat to limit voting rights. I understand why peopl ...

Students: Get Educated on Election Law Changes in Your District
Originally Posted: 01/12/2012 - 10:25am | Type: Blog

Heads up, students! Efforts are already underway across the country to make it more difficult to vote, and if you’re not prepared, you may find yourself without an electoral voice come next November. ...

Colombia's "People of the Land" Call Out for Justice ... And Some of Us Are Listening
Originally Posted: 11/11/2011 - 10:30am | Type: Blog

Colombia's campesinos ("people of the land") — peasants, farmers and artisanal miners, the indigenous — are calling out for an end to the exploitation and environmental destruction of their life ...

News: Morning Quick Links
Originally Posted: 11/06/2011 - 3:29pm | Type: Blog

NATIONAL CATHOLIC REPORTER: Occupy Wall Street, False Idols And A Moral Economy NATIONAL CATHOLIC REPORTER: Occupy Wall Street, False Idols And A Moral Economy Even as so ...

Saving Kansas City, One (Green) Step at a Time
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Troost Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri, has been dividing rich and poor, black and white, jobless and employed in this city since the days of Jim Crow when it was a legal line of segregation. ...