TIME

WHO REALLY COUNTS

Voters cast their ballots during early voting in Atlanta on Oct. 18

A Republican operative of otherwise dubious election-year morality once told me his red line: strategies that attempt voter suppression must be rejected, always. Your candidate should not win by embracing tactics that represent the antithesis of democracy. Not in 2018. Not in America. And especially not in the Deep South.

The region’s blighted history of oppression against African Americans reveals what

Stai leggendo un'anteprima, registrati per continuare a leggere.

Altro da TIME

TIME2 min lettiPolitics
Jacinda Ardern
THE GESTURE WAS SIMPLE, BUT THE EFFECT WAS PROFOUND. LESS than 24 hours after a far-right extremist massacred 50 worshippers in two Christchurch mosques in March, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern put on a black hijab to meet members of the M
TIME3 min letti
A New Era
PERSON OF THE YEAR STARTED ON A WHIM. AT the end of 1927, the editors realized they had made it through the year without putting the 25-year-old aviator Charles Lindbergh on the cover to commemorate his historic solo flight that May across the Atlant
TIME22 min lettiPolitics
The Public Servants
THERE ARE 363,000 FEDERAL WORKERS IN THE GREATER Washington, D.C., area. In the first week of September, history turned in the office of one of them. The intelligence analyst who blew the whistle on President Donald Trump had just gotten off the phon