voter id

The Supreme Court Isn't Likely to Stop Texas' Xenophobic Voting Laws
October 20, 2014

Texas Republicans fear that Hispanics are poised to take over their state.

Republicans Are Playing Dirty Tricks to Worsen Democrats' Midterm-Voter Problem
October 05, 2014

What the GOP learned in 2012: Voter suppression works.

Voter ID Laws Are Costing Taxpayers Millions
October 03, 2014

Research shows they impose costs, effectively discouraging low-income people from exercising their right to vote.

Ferguson Is a Microcosm of Our Racially—and Politically—Polarized Country
In the St. Louis suburb, the white ruling class has created de facto apartheid
August 15, 2014

In the St. Louis suburb, the white ruling class has created de facto apartheid.

The New Racism
This is how the civil rights movement ends
August 10, 2014

This is how the civil rights movement ends.

I Did Not 'Recant' on Voter ID Laws
Richard A. Posner on judges, data, and consequences
October 27, 2013

The federal judge ponders data, consequences, and a decision that enabled voter suppression 

Eric Holder Sues Texas Over Voter ID. Here's Why It's a Long Shot.
August 22, 2013

“We will not allow the Supreme Court's recent decision to be interpreted as open season for states to pursue measures that suppress voting rights.”

Texas's Next Governor Can't Wait to Fight Eric Holder
July 26, 2013

When Attorney General Eric Holder announced Thursday that he will try to restore the Justice Department’s authority to review voting laws in Texas, the move was cheered by Democrats—and especially minority voters—who feared disenfranchisement after t