"There are two things to know about this campaign. First, the [voter fraud] problem it points to does not exist. Second, the real purpose of its proposed solution is to keep certain kinds of American citizens from exercising their legitimate right to vote."
— Election season is revving up, which means we are going to be harangued by nervous politicians about the specter of “voter fraud.” If you’re new to this great American tradition, America’s David Carroll Cochran has a primer for you. Read more …
"As Americans, we have inherited a stacked deck. We’re in a headlock with our corporate masters and in exchange we’re kept numb by entertainment and assurances that we’re the strongest country on the face of the earth. We serve our corporations and what they want. What these corporations want from Egypt is a territory kept cooperative enough for America to pick clean of its resources."
— Meakin Armstrong, from “Revolution and the American Fever Dream”