Friday, May 14, 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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What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

What’s up with the herd?

The United States won’t achieve herd immunity because a significant portion of the herd is suffering from mad cow disease.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.

A leaking oil refinery on St. Croix gives Biden his first environmental justice test

Nearly 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for the closure of a controversial oil and gas facility that has sickened residents of the U.S. Virgin Island.

Sanders, Omar, and others introduce permanent universal school meals program

“No child in the richest country in the world should face hunger.”