The Texas Gerrymandering Trial Could Change All of America
Why you should care that a fight over congressional districts in the Lone Star State—federal judges called the current setup unfair to people of colour—is back in court.
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The Supreme Court Just Told North Carolina to Be Less Racist
The justices ruled the state violated the Constitution when it redrew its congressional districts based too heavily on race alone—a.k.a. egregious gerrymandering.
'Spawn Of Gerrymander' Illustrates the Grotesque Shapes of US Congressional Districts
As election day approaches, see illustrated visions of the truly strange shapes congressional districts have taken on through gerrymandering.
The US Government Shut Down Because Everything Is Stupid
Thanks to a few dozen ultraconservative Tea Party politicians, the entire federal government shut down at midnight last night. This doesn't seem like a great way to run a country, does it?