Thursday, September 21, 2017
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Donald Trump’s Supreme Court is really helping him right now

The Supreme Court has just handed Trump and the GOP two major victories, on gerrymandering and the travel banOne of President Donald Trump's only...

In Trump’s America, There is No Difference Between Partisan and Racial...

On October 3, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case that could deem "partisan gerrymandering" constitutional. Simply put, "partisan gerrymandering" makes some...

McCain, Whitehouse urge SCOTUS to affirm Wisconsin gerrymandering decision

Sens. John McCainSheldon WhitehouseSheldon WhitehouseAmerican horses deserve safety, and the SAFE Act Lawmakers target horse meat trade Dems introduce legislation to protect manned aircraft...

Democrats’ blindspot: Our political system is rigged – and partisanship can’t...

These are trying times. We confront a national opioid epidemic and rampant inequality. Our schools are falling behind other nations while our prison population...

What I Learned at Gerrymandering Summer Camp

At 6'5", Aaron Dennis towers over the whiteboard beside him. Blue marker in hand, the 22-year-old hunches slightly to jot down suggestions being shouted...

Democrats Have A Massive Gerrymandering Problem According To 2018 House Election...

Democrats are projected to win more than 54% of the vote in the 2018 House elections, but only pick up 12 seats thanks to...

Gerrymandering is ruining our democracy. Will television news ever care?

Republicans create racial gerrymandering to spread out minority groups or over concentrate them in districts to winThis article originally appeared on Media MattersBroadcast and...

Math experts try to tackle the issue of gerrymandering

MEDFORD, Mass. -- Some of the brightest minds in math arrived at Tufts University last week to tackle an issue lawyers and political scientists...

Federal court to Texas: Fix your racially biased voting districts

Judges have ruled two major, heavily Hispanic Texas voting districts have robbed voters of their rightsFor years, Texas was one of a several states...

A Summer School for Mathematicians Fed Up with Gerrymandering

On a late-spring evening in Boston, just as the sun was beginning to set, a group of mathematicians lingered over the remains of the...