2016 Ballot Issues

Common Dreams staff
With any luck, the long national nightmare of the 2016 election will be over Tuesday night. The New York Times has a helpful breakdown of when polls close across the nation (and when we could potentially know who won). For those looking for a non-corporate take on election night, both Democracy Now! (7pm ET) and the Real News Network (7:30pm ET)...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
"We all know that our economy is broken. We have seen that elected officials are just failing to do anything about it," said Jonathan Schleifer, executive director of The Fairness Project. (Photo: Wisconsin Jobs Now/cc/flickr)
Voters, "tired of waiting" for federal lawmakers, will soon be casting their...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
A 2011 rally in support of GMO labeling.  (Photo: Daneil Lobo/flickr/cc)
Amid an election season where corporations are once again spending "vast unholy...