VOTE

abortion

Performing abortions in Alabama could soon be punishable by up to 99 years in prison

The Alabama House is voting on a bill that would make almost all abortions illegal.
Carter Sherman
4.30.19
Anti-Semitism

House condemns all sorts of things in resolution originally meant to condemn Ilhan Omar

The resolution decries anti-Semitism, in addition to anti-Muslim discrimination and white supremacy, but it doesn’t mention Omar by name.
Rex Santus
3.7.19
Important Questions Raised By...

Some Questions for the Guy Who DJed Outside the Houses of Parliament

He appeared on Tuesday night, after the Brexit 'meaningful vote' result, spinning a special political set.
Patrick Heardman
1.17.19
democracy

Here’s Why All the Voting Machines Are Broken and the Lines Are Extremely Long

Voting machines are breaking down across the country and America’s voting technology is in desperate need of a complete overhaul.
Jason Koebler
Matthew Gault
11.6.18
Germany

Angela Merkel’s 18-year reign could be coming to an end

The grand coalition government headed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel is once again on the brink of collapse.
David Gilbert
10.15.18
VOTE

Broadly Is Up for Some Big Awards! Help Us Bring 'Em Home

Please click a thing and bring us joy.
Diana Tourjée
4.4.18
Kosovo

Kosovo opposition party blasts Parliament with tear gas to stop border vote

Members of the Self-Determination Movement set off three tear gas canisters in the chamber
Alexa Liautaud
3.21.18
voting

The Woman Who Started #WakandaTheVote to Register Voters at 'Black Panther' Screenings

Activist and organizer Kayla Reed shares how she and her co-organizers Jessica Byrd and Rukia Lumumba started a massive voter registration campaign in over 100 cities.
Linda Yang
3.1.18
sex work

Controversial Online Trafficking Bill Will Endanger Sex Workers, Advocates Say

The House is set to vote on the "Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act" (FOSTA) bill today. Critics warn it could actually censor victims of trafficking and endanger the lives and livelihoods of sex workers.
Kimberly Lawson
2.27.18
Power to the Polls

Last Year We Marched. This Year We Vote

This weekend, the Women's March launches their "Power to the Polls" initiative, kicking off a national voter registration and mobilization tour that targets swing states and aims to put more progressive politicians in office.
Leila Ettachfini
1.19.18
Elections

Virginia may settle a tie election by drawing names out of a bowl

Control of the Virginia legislature hinges on just one disputed vote
Josh Marcus
12.20.17
net neutrality

The End of Net Neutrality Means ISPs Could Crack Down on Cryptocurrencies

Experts worry that net neutrality repeals could affect everyone's favorite magic internet money.
Jordan Pearson
11.27.17
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