Since Trump was elected 17 million people have been purged from voting rolls. New laws and measures have been introduced aiming to artificially reduce the electorate and boost the percentage of white, Republican voters. This undermines democracy's One (Wo)Man, One Vote. It also changes legislative outcomes: the ability to vote is how you tackle climate change, gun restrictions, child-care subsidies, you name it. Practice democracy September 29th by learning about voter suppression measures, and the organisations pushing back. Share ideas on how we can support voting rights from overseas.
At October's book club we will discuss the New York Times bestseller Becoming by Harvard educated lawyer, university administrator and former First Lady, Michelle Obama.
Come join us!