Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Tag: Arkansas

Little Rock, Arkansas launches program that invests in the city’s homeless...

The program is a “day's work for a day's pay and access to resources that will help them get to the next step to create the life that they want."

Police release audio recording of woman drowning during 911 call

“I understand that listening to a person going through the panic that Ms. Stevens was in those final moments of her life, we would all hope that we would get a little bit better response than perhaps she was given."

Former State Senator sentenced to 18 years in prison for bribery...

“Jonathan Woods violated the public’s trust and misused his authority for the purpose of lining his own pockets."

Former judge sentenced to prison for bribery scheme and witness tampering

The former judge was sentenced to five years in prison, three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a fine of $50,000.

It takes FIVE MILLION gallons of freshwater to frack a single...

Five million gallons equals 250,000 bathtubs, or seven Olympic-sized swimming pools.

An attempted mass killing in Arkansas

Whether or not Gov. Asa Hutchinson has his way, the lives of eight men hang in the balance.

People in Arkansas Poisoned by Koch Brothers-Owned Paper Plant

Residents have been reported experiencing respiratory and sinus problems, sore throats, nausea and allergies which could be from these factory toxins.

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House passes $740 billion defense bill amid the major struggles of the pandemic

“In the midst of a pandemic—as people across the country struggle to make rent, to pay their bills, to survive a deadly disease—it should be unthinkable.”

U.S. Cold War China policy will isolate the U.S, not China

The U.S. must stop pursuing its counterproductive effort to undermine China, and instead work with all our neighbors on this small planet.

Physicists: 90% chance of human society collapsing within decades

The model developed by the physicists depicts human population growth reaching a maximum level that is undermined by the shrinking of forests, which will not have enough resources left to sustain people.

Bernie groups break free of Dems: New party rising?

The beauty of the foregoing strategy is that it seeks a viable new party through a graduated series of accomplishable, grassroots-based electoral successes.
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Comparing poverty in India and America

But how does this compare to the worst forms of poverty in other countries?