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Tag: Georgia

‘Jim Crow in a suit and tie’: Georgia Senate approves massive...

“One of the worst voter suppression bills in the country” just advanced in Georgia’s Republican-controlled legislature.

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.”

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Obama wants his private presidential center on public land—and mainstream media is looking the...

Advocates say an alternate site in Washington Park is less disruptive and more beneficial to the community and the environment.

A global anti-Olympics movement rises to challenge the games’ darker side

“The Olympics Games put tremendous pressure on the host city’s local budget, crash the democratic government process and destroy the environment."

The far right’s new-old war on women

From the Trumpists who attacked the U.S. Capitol to far-right populists in Europe, insecurities about women are a major ideological motivation that often goes underappreciated. Mainstream conservatives, in particular, should be wary of the role that gender issues play in opening the door to extremists.

The Right’s grotesque, negative learning curve is steadily demolishing its national brand

For a white nationalist base obsessed with “losing its country” (and dominance) to outsiders and non-whites, won’t chronic, severe political whoppers achieve exactly its worst fear?

How Civil Rights Leader Bob Moses used math literacy to push for racial equality

The Algebra Project is a nonprofit dedicated to helping students from historically marginalized communities develop math literacy.