The Sentencing Project estimates that 5.85 million Americans have been disenfranchised because of felony convictions – enough to have swung the 2000 presidential elections, as two sociology professors argued in 2002. Continue reading →
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Plutocrats, political operatives, and behind-the-scenes fixers have manipulated the apparatus of “democracy” to their advantage, maintaining their monopoly on the reins of power. Yet that monopoly is now being effectively challenged, not only here but all over the world. Continue reading →
The project will build bridges between the technology, media, legal and policy worlds and will become a strategic hub for the many activists working in this arena. Continue reading →
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