Monday, October 26, 2020

Tag: Alabama

4 corrections officers charged with beating inmate and cover-up

If convicted, Finch, Thomas, and Blaylock face a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison for the civil rights charges.

The ‘secret sauce’ for Southern organizing

Hometown Action’s “secret sauce” for building power to win in the Deep comes from organizing, which builds consciousness and relationships through deep conversations, which makes a difference and creates impact.

American corporations are helping fund the war on women

These corporations say they are all for gender equality but their political contributions say otherwise.

‘Worst-of-its-kind:’ Alabama abortion ban could punish providers with 99 years in...

“It’s time to listen to women, not punish us for trying to make critical decisions about our own families and our own lives.”

Alabama passes near total ban on abortion as part of ‘Stealth...

Architects behind the legislation want to use it to challenge Roe v. Wade, which recognizes the constitutional right to an abortion.

Former state legislator and NBA player sentenced to prison for accepting...

“My life has been about helping everyone. But in this case, I failed.”

Here’s the first state to freeze enrollment to Children’s Health Insurance...

In six states – Alabama, Colorado, Connecticut, Texas, Utah and Virginia – officials have said they will end the state programs completely if Congress doesn't approve funding.

Charles Barkley’s wise words to Democrats on Alabama

"This is a wake-up call for Democrats."

Alabama’s lessons for the Democratic Party

Social movements build power and make change, and the Democrats would be wise to heed the lessons of Alabama.

Black voters, specifically women, defeated Roy Moore

African American women went for Jones by a margin of 97 to three.

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Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.
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Pandemic profiteering: Amazon caught price gouging as Jeff Bezos’s wealth soared to $200 billion

“They are looking to maximize profit during a pandemic.”

Universal mask-wearing would save nearly 130,000 lives by spring 2021, study finds

The researchers estimated what the death toll until March 2021 would be for each state if mask-wearing and social distancing mandates are put in place, versus if they are not.

Supreme Court: A superstore for the super-rich?

This is America, after all, where rich white men can buy whatever they want, including members of Congress and Supreme Court justices.

The dangerous calls for ‘herd immunity’

As we’ve seen over decades with climate change, we are sure to begin to see actual experts like epidemiologists debating highly paid public speaking shills about herd immunity on cable news in the months ahead.