For this weekend’s reading list we have articles on the impacts of voter suppression efforts, election victories for working families, Romney’s failed GOTV effort, how tax cuts provide little boost to economic growth, and George McGovern’s grassroots Presidential campaign in 1972.
A Victory Over Suppression - an essay on how last Tuesday’s election results demonstrated that the GOP’s voter suppression efforts failed to achieve their goal of stealing the election, but still hindered many people from exercising their right to vote.
What Election 2012 Means for America’s Working Families – a report from the AFSCME union detailing the significant victories that working families achieved at the federal, state, and local levels in the 2012 elections.
The Unmitigated Disaster Known as Project ORCA – a conservative blogger provides an insider account of the colossal failure that was the Romney campaign’s GOTV effort.
Multiple CRS Reports Show That Ending Tax Cuts for the Rich Will Not Harm Economic Growth - an overview of a series of studies from the non-partisan Congressional Research Service finding that reduced marginal tax rates and capital gains tax cuts have little correlation to economic growth, and that tax cuts are the least efficient policies for maintaining economic recovery.
McGovern ’72: An Oral History – insiders reflect on the grassroots Presidential campaign of George McGovern in 1972.