Jesse Mechan­ic is the found­ing edi­tor of The Over­grown and has con­tributed to Truthout, Huff­Post and numer­ous oth­er pub­li­ca­tions. He’s appeared on C‑Span’s The Wash­ing­ton Jour­nal, Colum­bia Uni­ver­si­ty’s #Dis­rup­tive, Human­i­ty in the Head­lines and This Is Hap­pen­ing. Fol­low him on Twit­ter: @Jmechanic.
In Georgia, Brian Kemp Put on a Master Class in Voter Suppression
Secretary of State Brian Kemp's shameful voter suppression tactics led to 53,000 registrations being put on hold, 70% of whom were African Americans.
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The tide is finally turning against marijuana criminalization. But Sessions just took a giant leap backwards.