Rallying to Restore the Voting Rights Act

The APWU joined the NAACP, Democracy Initiative, and other labor and activist groups in Upper Senate Park on Sept. 16 for a rally to restore the Voting Rights Act.

The Fight for the Right to Vote Rages On

On Aug. 6, the APWU will join with others across the country to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, and rededicate ourselves to the fight to protect the right to vote.  APWU President Mark Dimondstein is urging locals and state...

Democracy Initiative Aims to Take Money Out of Politics

(This article first appeared in the March-April 2015 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.)  Alarmed by the increasing role of corporate funding of elections and the suppression of voting rights in recent elections, a coalition known as the...

Protests Mark Fifth Anniversary of Citizens United

On Wednesday Jan. 21, dozens braved the snow to protest the fifth anniversary of Citizens United v Federal Election Commission, the Supreme Court ruling that opened the floodgates to allow a tidal wave of corporate money to influence politics. 

Our Right to Vote is Under Attack

In recent years, our right to vote has come under attack all across the country. Dozens of states are advancing voter suppression laws in an effort to influence the outcome of elections. The democratic process of the United States is based on free...