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On Saturday, millions of demonstrators across the country came together in solidarity to let the world know that women’s rights are human rights, that we won’t sit idly while an insecure sexist and bigot takes aim at our dignity and our safety. In every major city, turnout substantially exceeded expectations. Washington anticipated 250,000 marchers, but … More Cast Your Vote

Scott Pruitt’s Beliefs and Actions Directly Violate the EPA’s Mission

FEATURED IMAGE: thepridela.com President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Scott Pruitt, Attorney General of Oklahoma, to head up the EPA has, understandably, caused quite a stir. Pruitt is one more among a long line of highly contentious cabinet appointments who have a history of disdain for the very departments they have been selected to run. Since … More Scott Pruitt’s Beliefs and Actions Directly Violate the EPA’s Mission

Your Vote Is Worth Way Less Than a Wyoming Resident’s in the Electoral College

FEATURED IMAGE: www-personal.umich.edu The Electoral College is a hotly debated institution, as well it should be. Twice in the last 5 elections, the candidate who won the popular vote — who achieved a plurality in total votes, fair and square — lost the election because they didn’t secure enough electoral votes. This only happened 3 times prior, all in … More Your Vote Is Worth Way Less Than a Wyoming Resident’s in the Electoral College

The 5 Presidential Candidates Who Won the Popular Vote but Lost the Election

FEATURED IMAGE: from boingboing.net. To Millennials, a candidate who loses the election despite winning the popular vote would seem commonplace. Of the last 5 elections, it’s happened twice. I’ve been alive for 7 elections, so this event has occurred in about 30% of the elections that have taken place during my lifetime. Pretty standard at this point. The perception that this is unremarkable couldn’t be … More The 5 Presidential Candidates Who Won the Popular Vote but Lost the Election