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Iran polls prompt vote rigging allegations

Iran went to the polls today in presidential elections, with incumbent Mahmoud Ahmadinejad seeking a second four-year term. Four candidates were contesting the election, although much power rests with the unelected Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and presidential powers are ...

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Troops Have to Fight for Their Right to Vote

Active-duty military members arguably have more to lose than anyone else in Tuesday’s election, but voting can be an obstacle course for servicemen and -women overseas. The Dallas Morning News reports that in 2006 only one-third of the absentee ballots ...

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The Election-Industrial Complex

By Walter Smolarek | As the seemingly endless period of political campaigning in the United States will soon draw to a close, we on the left must access the damage; but more importantly, we must understand the means by which ...

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Planning to E-Vote? Read This First

With less than three months before the presidential election, the hotly contested state, Ohio, along with others, continue to have problems with E-voting technology By Larry Greenemeier  In their rush to avoid a repeat of the controversy that plagued the 2000 ...

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A Tragedy Unnoticed By The World

How conflict exacerbates Somalia’s starvation Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) says thousands of Somalis are malnourished and in need of urgent medical treatment. This comes as local human rights groups claim conflict in the country has left more than 2,000 civilians ...

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