Monday, July 15, 2019

Tag: Alabama

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.

Roy Moore’s loss signals a GOP tearing itself apart ahead of...

The upset win by Doug Jones in Alabama shows the Republicans have nothing to offer and everything to lose.

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Trump reverses water bottle ban in national parks

The 2011 “Water Bottle Ban” gave national parks the allowance to prohibit the sale of plastic water bottles, which helped reduce park...

550,000 acres on fire in Alaska in latest sign of the climate crisis

Alaska's fires show the footprints of climate change in multiple ways.

Logic for progressives: an interview with Professor Ben Burgis

Ben Burgis, an author and professor of philosophy at Rutgers University, is on a mission to make progressives more effective in confronting the right with good arguments, whether...

For-profit company makes $750 per day, per immigrant child yet maintains deplorable conditions

For $750 a day a child could stay in a suite at Trump's Washington hotel.

Here are some of the climate-linked disasters and rollbacks Trump’s ‘environmental leadership’ speech didn’t...

“It's fitting that President Trump is promoting his awful environmental record on the same day that the White House is flooding after a historic storm.”