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Charly Carter

Charly Carter

Charly Carter is a Baltimore resident and longtime social justice activist in Maryland who is executive director of the Democracy Initiative, a coalition of 75 labor, environmental and civil rights group representing a combined 45 million people. Carter also serves on the Maryland Matters Board of Directors.

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A woman walks by a polling station in Jersey City, N.J. Photo by David Dee Delgado/Getty Images.

Three-fifths ‘No Compromise’ paralyzes the U.S. Senate

By: - August 27, 2021

I’m calling on President Joe Biden to do what it takes to protect our right to vote — up to and including taking steps to overturn the strange and dangerous practice of endless delay in the U.S. Senate. I thought I was paying attention in high school civics. Where does it say a three-fifths vote […]