New life for the Voting Rights Act?


It's been less than a month since five men on the Supreme Court of the United States overturned the essential part of the Voting Rights Act that determines which districts and states in the country are required to have clearance from the Department of Justice, before changing any laws and practices that could have an… Continue reading New life for the Voting Rights Act?

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Political hay makers, seeing the sun shining, start making hay


"Politics is the skilled use of blunt objects." - Lester B. Pearson, Nobel Peace Prize winner and former prime minister of Canada An adage has been validated, over the past ten days or so, that politics is a bloodsport, somewhere between boxing and dagger throwing. Vulnerabilities exposed are vulnerabilities exploited, sometimes with a direct hit,… Continue reading Political hay makers, seeing the sun shining, start making hay