Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Pharma-Backed Democrats Decline To Support COVID-19 Vaccine Patent Waiver

None of the nine House Democrats among Congress's top 25 recipients of donations from pharmaceutical industry PACs in the 2020 election cycle have signed the letter.


https://www.huffpost.com/entry/pharma-democrats-covid-19-vaccine-waiver-schakowsky-letter_n_60909efbe4b02e74d22aba89


Marty Wulfe

On the Green Party's opposition to the For the People Act

https://medium.lessig.org/on-the-green-partys-opposition-to-hr1-c121bad07ff6

 

Prof. Lessig explains his strong support for the Act and argues against Green Party positions.

 

Charlie Cooper

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Get Money Out – Maryland (GMOM)

 “We may have democracy, or we may have wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both.” – Louis Brandeis

 

 


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Tuesday, April 27, 2021

GOP legislators in KY diverge from the party's line on restricting voting

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/07/us/politics/kentucky-voting-law.html

 

The new law establishes early voting for the first time and makes other changes to ease access to voting.

 

Charlie Cooper


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Monday, April 26, 2021

Why Michigan Republicans’ attack on voting rights is ‘particularly anti-democratic’

Even though the Michigan governor, Gretchen Whitmer, a Democrat, is likely to veto a package of dozens of pending bills to curb voter access, Republicans are already hinting they will use a loophole to implement the measures anyway. They can take advantage of a quirk in Michigan's law allowing voters to send a bill to the legislature if just over 340,000 voters sign a petition asking them to take it up. These kinds of bills cannot be vetoed by the governor.


Marty Wulfe