Monday, March 1, 2021

Tag: Georgia

IKEA parent company buys Georgia forest with pledges to manage it...

“We are honored to work with Ingka Group and applaud its dedication to preserve and enhance forest quality in the U.S. and Europe.”

Fixed in stone: Here’s the WallopaLoser for the ages

As low as Trump has driven the country, the Georgia senate triumphs represent a remarkable, improbable bounce off the bottom.

Defeating McConnell: The real stakes of the Georgia runoffs

Mitch McConnell cares about only one thing: Power.

“This is voter suppression”: 198,000 Georgia residents were illegally purged from...

“I think it’s quite interesting and coincidental … that many of them on that list are African American voters.”

Federal judge blocks voter purge of 4,000 Georgia voters

National Democratic Party attorney Marc Elias called this move a “blow to GOP voter suppression.”

The wedge of all wedges, the exiled Trump looms as Republican...

If Dems take both GA senate seats, that confirms that Trumpism and Trump in purple states are done for.

How Georgia voters are transforming America’s future

They want to help the new administration put America on the path to health and shared prosperity.

Georgia runoffs: How you can help flip the Senate

The stakes couldn’t be higher. Let’s bring this home, flip the Senate, and usher in the transformative change this nation requires.

Massive lines in Georgia on first day of in-person voting exemplify...

“We’re becoming desensitized to unacceptable burdens on the franchise,” one political scientist said. “People died for this right. [It] shouldn’t take hours to participate in our democracy.”

Is Stacey Abrams progressive?

While she likes to describe herself as a progressive and as a pragmatist, Stacey Abrams is now on a national path that looks far more “pragmatic” than progressive.

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Mumia Abu-Jamal, now in his 40th year as an incarcerated prisoner, has COVID-19

Urgent news: Demand the immediate release of imprisoned activist journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal.
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The only way Democrats will get anything done

With Vice President Kamala Harris now serving as the tie-breaking vote, Senate Democrats can and must abolish the filibuster.

Senators question DHS and ICE on abuse allegations against migrants

"The allegations of violence and brutality against vulnerable refugees seeking safety here in the United States are unlawful and disturbing.”

‘Held to ransom’: Pfizer demands governments gamble with state assets to secure vaccine deal

“Pfizer and BioNTech are firmly committed to working with governments and other relevant stakeholders to ensure equitable and affordable access to our Covid-19 vaccine for people around the world.”

2021 update: Half of America in or near poverty

The facts and numbers from numerous sources reflect the reality of deprivation in America, and help to confirm what has been called the "sharpest rise in the U.S. poverty rate since the 1960s."