Friday, September 24, 2021

Tag: Alabama

Alabama police officer convicted of murdering suicidal man

“An innocent man was murdered. He called for help, and he got Ben Darby.”

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.

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How an ancient irrigation method makes sustainable life possible in the U.S. Southwest

Time-proven acequia irrigation systems already in use in New Mexico make it possible for people to thrive in arid regions.

China – Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward?

Young people in China and America face similar problems. Both countries need a profound revolution but it must be real and ground up, not a populist sham from those in power.

Babies poop has ten times more microplastics than in adults, study finds

“Unfortunately, with the modern lifestyle, babies are exposed to so many different things for which we don't know what kind of effect they can have later in their life.”

WHO updates Air Quality Guidelines

The WHO determined that air pollution inflicts on human health at even lower concentrations than previously understood.

Eugenics rears its unsavory head: Vaccine schism saves the intelligent & sacrifices the backward

Right-wing vaccine resistance could remove thousands of Trump voters in critical red states.