Democracy Happy Hour – May 4, 2022

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* Democracy Happy Hour, May 4, 2022 - Meeting Recordings & Chat File:

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Upcoming Democracy Happy Hour topics:

  • May 11th – What Divides Rural, Suburban & Urban Politics?
  • May 18th – Ranked Choice Voting Local Campaigns: Clark & San Juan Counties w/ FairVote WA
  • May 25th – The Precinct Strategy: What is it and why?

WON (Women in Office Now) –

Campaign Communications – May 17th @ 6 pm – w/ guest speaker Kristine Reeves – Register @

The New Corporation – Film Screening & Panel Discussion – May 9th @ 6:30 pm - More info @

Running With My Girls – Film Screening & Panel Discussion – May 26th @ 6 pm PT – Register @

Suppressed and Sabotaged: The Fight to Vote – Film Screening & Panel Discussion – June 9th @ 6 pm PT Register @

Tax the Rich Links:

Tax the Rich! How Lies, Loopholes, and Lobbyists Make the Rich Even Richer – BOOK –

Patriotic Millionaires -

What Is Initiative 1929? -

Democracy in the News Links:

Supreme Court has voted to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows -

Supreme Court Confirms Leak but Says Text Is Not Final -

Abortion leak exposes U.S. Supreme Court in disarray -

The Supreme Court’s Legitimacy Is Already Lost -

Crowds protest at Supreme Court after leak of Roe opinion draft -


January 6 committee to hold 8 hearings in June, chairman says -

Evidence mounts of GOP involvement in Trump election schemes -

Judge rejects RNC bid to block email, fundraising data from Jan. 6 panel -

Multiple RNC staffers have spoken to Jan. 6 panel, sources say -

Rudy Giuliani expected to appear before January 6 committee next month -

Herrera Beutler, Newhouse went further than previously known in attempts to oust Trump, new book says -

Talk of martial law, Insurrection Act draws notice of Jan. 6 committee -

Georgia Jury to Consider Whether Trump Illegally Interfered in 2020 Election -

G.O.P. Concocts Fake Threat: Voter Fraud by Undocumented Immigrants -

Trump allies breach U.S. voting systems in search of 2020 fraud ‘evidence’ -

Republicans Are Trying to Seize Veto Power Over the 2024 Election -

The State of Voting -

Why it’s now illegal for some voters with disabilities to cast a ballot -

Misinformation may only worsen for Black voters in lead-up to election, experts warn -

Florida’s new election police unit is the scariest voter suppression effort yet -

Democrats urge Biden to use presidential powers, 'whatever means necessary' to protect voters -


Supreme Court to decide the legality of Alabama Congressional maps -

Voting rights groups seek a temporary injunction against DeSantis' congressional map -

With North Florida congressional district gone, Black voters wonder: 'What happens to us?' -

The Kansas Supreme Court to say if Republicans gerrymandered the state's congressional map -

Missouri faces more lawsuits over lack of redistricting map -

Democrats Lose Control of N.Y. Election Maps, as Top Court Rejects Appeal -

NY redistricting: Dems ask federal court to restore gerrymandered maps, keep primary in June -

With no new legislative map in sight, Republican Ohio Redistricting Commission members set meeting days before Supreme Court deadline -

Federal judges will soon face tougher financial disclosure requirements -

Lawmakers to look at Supreme Court ethics changes after Ginni Thomas' election texts stirred debate -

State Supreme Courts Are (Slowly) Starting to Look More Like America -

Major corporations quietly funnel millions to national group behind regressive state laws -

Corporate PAC donations to election objectors surpass $12 million -

New report calls out corporations who have resumed campaign contributions to GOP election deniers -

Tracking the Top Donations -

Nonprofits and Foundations Likely to Come Under Fire as Senate Committee Explores ‘Dark Money’ in Politics -

Biden Democrats Are Deer in the Headlights Against Dishonest GOP Onslaught -

How a billionaires boys’ club came to dominate the public square -

Florida, Tennessee Ban Ranked-Choice Voting Despite Citizen Support -

Let’s seize the chance for a better presidential primary in 2024 -


Estonia's Embrace of Digital Citizenship Is a Model for Us All -

The Power of Big Oil – Frontline 3-part documentary -

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