InfluenceWatch Podcast #197: Progressive Ruins

Our guest today is a Time Magazine Hero of the Environment who at age 16 raised money for the Rainforest Action Network and at 17 “lived in Nicaragua to show solidarity with the Sandinista socialist revolution.” But our guest, author Michael Shellenberger, isn’t your typical Bill McKibben or Bernie Sanders type: He is a campaigner for the environmental benefits of nuclear energy through his group Environmental Progress and just released a new…

What Is Ballot Harvesting?

So what is ballot harvesting and how exactly does it threaten democracy? Ballet harvesting can happen when ballots are mailed to every voter in a state regardless of whether they requested an absentee ballot. In many states it is legal for third-party organizations to collect ballots and return them. Regrettably, this practice can easily be abused.

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