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Denied the Right to Vote Because They’re Poor | Robert Reich

Poor people may have some insight into what’s wrong with the country, don’t you think? Yet Republican legislators create devious ways to prevent them from voting. Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich gives us his rather informed opinion on voter suppression laws: they are unconstitutional.

It’s not enough to be nice — be awake & aware.



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JoAnn Chateau

JoAnn Chateau likes progressive politics and loves the canines. She writes fiction about an alpha Bichon named Chester, and his friends–with a dash of humor and a dab of poli-sci. JoAnn worked professionally in the Psychology and Information Science fields. Retired now, she enjoys the creative life.


  1. Rosaliene Bacchus

    These tactics preserve the trappings of a democratic nation.

  2. smilecalm

    it’s getting easier & easier
    in the US to be in touch
    with the middle ages 🙂

    • JoAnn Chateau

      Good point. Maybe more people would understand the term “serfdom” than “oligarchy.”

    • JoAnn Chateau

      According to Noam Chomsky and others, ruling elites strive to destroy democracy. A real democracy would not extend them the power they so love to abuse.


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