Democracy Happy Hour — February 1, 2023

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Democracy Happy Hour, February 1, 2023 - Meeting Recordings & Chat File:

Fix Democracy First Links:

Democracy Happy Hour Upcoming Topics/Schedule:

  • 5:00 pm: People Powered Elections: Expanding Democracy Vouchers Statewide
  • 6:30 pm: Multi-member Districts: Using Proportional Ranked Choice Voting for Better Representation
  • Feb 15th - Fighting Political Gridlock: How States Shape Our Nation And Our Lives w/ David Toscano
  • Feb 22nd - Alaska for Better Elections: Impact of New Reforms w/ Jason Grenn
  • Mar 1st - Conspiracy Theories & Their Impact on Democracy


Democracy Lobby Week 2023 – Feb 6-10 -


Media Literacy Links:

Media Literacy & Digital Citizenship, Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) -

Action 4 Media Education -

How Finland is fighting fake news - in the classroom -

Center for Media Literacy -

Center for News Literacy -

The Journal of Media Literacy -

Media Literacy and Digital Citizenship, Education Commission of the States -

Linking Media Literacy and Digital Citizenship in the public policy realm -

Digital Citizenship, Media Literacy, and the ACTS Framework -

Media Literacy Now -

What is Media Literacy? -

What is Digital Citizenship? -

Democracy in the News Links:

February - Black History Month -

GOP report shows plan to ramp up focus on disproven election fraud claims -

Republicans who deny 2020 election results lead key oversight committees -

Republican House Oversight Committee disbands Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties -

Revealed: Trump secretly donated $1m to discredited Arizona election ‘audit’ -

Election losses only deepen Arizona Republicans’ insistence on fraud -

Republican election bills based on conspiracy theories, political grudges, advance -

‘The temperature has gone down a little bit’: Colorado’s clerks hope they’ve turned a corner on election disinformation -

Florida election supervisors balk at implementing new ID provisions in vote-by-mail ballots -

Florida secretary of state proposes more money for election crimes office -

Idaho Republicans push another new bill to outlaw the use of student IDs in elections -

Voter fraud legislation to see significant air time in 2023 session -

With an eye on 2024, some states consider new protections for election workers -

State Courts Stepped up in 2022 To Protect Our Freedoms -

Redistricting lawsuits could shape the 2024 battle for House control -

2020 Redistricting Cycle Report: How Maps Were Challenged in Court -

U.S. Supreme Court Set to Hear Five Major Cases This Term -

The Supreme Court Takes Up Section 230 -

The Supreme Court’s student loans case is about more than student loans -

Supreme Court did not disclose financial relationship with expert brought in to review leak probe -

At the Supreme Court, Ethics Questions Over a Spouse’s Business Ties -

Two years in, Biden has prioritized nominating women of color as judges -

As capital gains tax goes to WA Supreme Court, a push to ‘microtarget’ justices -


New York’s Top 200 Political Donors Outweigh Bottom 206,000 -

Trump’s Abuse of Recount Funds Shows the Need for Clear Regulations -

Federal lobbying spending reaches $4.1 billion in 2022 — the highest since 2010 -

Meet the top House recipients of oil and gas money -

Utilities use customer dollars to pay for their lobbying. Here’s how lawmakers can stop it. -

This group is sharpening the GOP attack on ‘woke’ Wall Street -

Billionaire’s Lawsuit Against O’Rourke May Stifle Criticism of Money in Politics -

Justice Dept. eyes criminal probe of Santos’ campaign finances -

We Tried to Call the Top Donors to George Santos’ 2020 Campaign. Many Don’t Seem to Exist. -

It’s Time To Talk About Electoral Reform -

DOJ’s Google case helps explain local news death spiral -

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