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Why the Voting Rights Act Matters for Environmentalists


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Why the Voting Rights Act Matters for Environmentalists

Rachel Rye Butler

Many people who care about climate change understand the corrupting influence of big money in politics, and rightfully sound the alarm when elected officials who are supposed to represent their constituents instead protect corporate profits.


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"However, voter suppression and disenfranchisement are not as commonly talked about in the environmental community. "

Considering that oligarchy Republicans have poured more money into voter suppression in sundry ways than to any other issue, it is probably the single most important issue for progressives to address.