Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Tag: Georgia

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.

Atlanta prosecutors say they won’t prosecute women under Georgia’s newest abortion...

“As a matter of law (as opposed to politics) this office will not be prosecuting any women under the new law as long as I’m district attorney.”

New abortion law in Georgia criminalizes abortion after six weeks. Women...

"Bans like this have always been blocked by courts. We will be suing Georgia to make sure this law has the same fate."

Suppressed: The true story of Georgia’s 2018 election (video)

The result is an emotionally gripping look at Georgia’s citizens that also lays out compelling and irrefutable evidence of voter suppression.

Greg Palast sues Georgia’s Brian Kemp for purging 340,000 from voter...

Georgia secretary of state and Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp has overseen the removal of more than 340,000 current Georgia residents from voting rolls.

Voter purges: What Georgians heading to the polls need to know

Recent news casts doubt on whether some voters in the state will be able to cast a ballot when they show up on Election Day.

Here’s how Georgia is suppressing voters as early voting begins

The combined effect is to put voters – especially racial minorities – at risk of disenfranchisement as the state’s hotly contested governor’s race approaches.

Police Chief defends use of Taser on elderly woman

“You don’t Tase an 87-year-old woman.”

Despite prosecutor’s attempts to stop her, Georgia woman keeps registering voters

Jim Crow endures in Georgia as voter suppression efforts persist across the state. But get-out-the-vote activists are undaunted.

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Will Michele Flournoy be the angel of death for the American empire?

Picking Michelle Flournoy to lead the Pentagon would be a tragic indication that Biden is truly hell-bent on squandering America’s future.

America: Land of lemmings?

It’s no surprise to hear the Cheater-in-Chief calling Americans who are not lemmings, who constitute a clear majority, and who oppose his reelection, cheaters.

Giuliani’s payroll company got tax-payer money but lists no employees

“Invisible company owned by Rudy Giuliani got taxpayer-backed PPP money — but where did it go?”
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6 crucial races that will flip the Senate

Every school board member, state representative, and congressperson you elect can be pushed to enact policies that benefit the people, not just corporate donors.

For RBG it was all principle, for Mitch McConnell it’s all power

Over time, the unbridled pursuit of power wears down democratic institutions, erodes public trust, and breeds the sort of cynicism that invites despotism.