Azjoni Simone

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President Obama On Voter Suppression | All In | MSNBC

Adobe announces it’s first Virtual Reality Art Program with an Endless Canvass. It’s called: Project Dali

Project Dali is an immersive drawing experience created for Virtual Reality. It’s the first VR paint program from Adobe.<p>Written by Micah Blumberg, …

Virtual Reality

Voter Suppression Is Real & Now We Have Mathematical Proof

A History of Voting Rights | The New York Times

How Voter Suppression Really Works

15<p>SHARES<p><i>Forget suppression — the real foe is depression.</i><p><b>By Jared Keller</b><p>(Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)<p>Every complex political campaign in every …

How voting restrictions suppressed the vote

Joy and her panel detail how voter ID laws and other tactics reduced voter turnout by significant numbers—and how voting expert Ari Berman reports …

I'm A Non-Voter, And I'm Not Sorry

I didn’t vote. I have voted Democrat in every election since Al Gore’s loss to George Bush in 2000. I was 21. I was one of the millions who voted President Obama into office for both terms. I did not vote in this election, and I am not sorry. I have been called lazy, stupid, ignorant, a traitor to …

Government

Just Because I Am Republican Does Not Mean I Am Heartless

<i>Cassie Hewlett is a college student in Pennsylvania who blogs on her personal website. The views expressed are her own.</i><br>I am not racist. I am not …

Small Business

A Millennial's Letter to Donald Trump: See My Fears, Listen to My Hopes

Dear President-Elect Donald J. Trump:<p>You have won the electoral vote and, in turn, you are the presumptive winner of the presidency of the United States of America. Today, there are Americans who are celebrating this victory with you while others, like me, feel uncertain about the future and, in …

Rights & Freedoms

About 100 million people couldn’t be bothered to vote this year

Roughly 43 percent of eligible voters didn't bother filling out a ballot this year, according to turnout estimates from the U.S. Elections Project. To look at it another way, the people who could have voted but chose not to vastly outnumbered those who cast a vote for Clinton, Trump or a …

Government

Making Fine Art Photographs in the Digital Age (Sponsored)

Hye-Ryoung Min came of age as an artist right as photography was going through the upheaval of the century. She grew up with film, but by 2009, when …

Democrats’ Allowing Convicted Felons To Vote

Simply unbelievable. We know what this is. Stupid liberals solidifying democratic control of the states as most felons are going to vote democrat. …

Democrats

6 million people denied voting rights due to felony convictions: report | NOLA.com

More than 100 million people are expected to cast ballots in the Nov. 8 presidential election featuring Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Yet there …

The right to vote should be restricted to those with knowledge

Who should hold power: the few or the many? Concentrating power in the hands of a few—in monarchy, dictatorship, or oligarchy—tends to result in power for personal benefit at the expense of others. Yet in spreading power among the many—as in a democracy—individual votes no longer matter, and so …

Political Science

Virginia’s ‘sophisticated Jim Crow’ bans felons from voting

“It’s just a more evolved or sophisticated Jim Crow. They just do it more subtle,” said Richardson, who has worked for 15 years at a chicken …

Transgender voters may face problems voting in U.S. election, activists say | Reuters

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Up to 34,000 transgender people in the United States could face problems voting in next month’s election because their ID cards do not match their gender, advocacy groups said, urging them to use a postal vote to avoid being turned away at the polls.<p>Activists …

LGBTQI

California Extends the Ballot to Jails

Governor Jerry Brown’s decision to allow some incarcerated people with felonies to vote reflects a growing national challenge to felony disenfranchisement.<p>Californians in county jails for felony offenses will be able to vote next year, thanks to a new bill passed by the state legislature and signed …

Hillary Clinton

Alabama’s grossly unconstitutional felony disenfranchisement scheme.

In 1901, Alabama passed a constitution that stripped voting rights from any person who committed a “crime involving moral turpitude.” The purpose of …

Rights & Freedoms

This Virginia woman lost her right to vote. Here's how she won it back.

For K. Cooper, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe’s quest to restore voting rights to tens of thousands of Virginia residents is personal. For ten …

What a Professor Got Wrong When He Argued Against Voting Rights for Dumb People

Should dumb people be allowed to vote? That’s the provocative question posed by Jason Brennan, an associate professor of strategy, economics, ethics, …

Expat campaigner, 95, welcomes 'votes for life' proposals

<b>The government has published details of plans to scrap the 15-year limit on expats' right to vote in UK general elections.</b><p>Constitution Minister Chris Skidmore said the "votes for life" would allow British citizens who have moved abroad to participate in British democracy.<p>It follows a long campaign …

United Kingdom

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Digital Art | Computers | Technology | Mobile Digital Art and Creativity Summit | Silicon Valley

Just as the typewriter replaced the hand-written word, and the word processor sent its mechanical predecessor the way of the dodo, new technology is …

Silicon Valley