Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Tag: Jim Crow

‘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.

The new poll tax

These state laws are another form of voter suppression – like gerrymandering, voter ID requirements, and bars on anyone with felony convictions from voting.

Against reason: The ‘war on drugs’ continues, will Trump make it...

While activists have won some important battles in putting an end to the costly debacle of the drug war, the fight will continue.

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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?

Hundreds of activists arrested in DC during “Moral Monday”

“I am not afraid, I will fight for liberation cause I know why I was made. I am not afraid.”
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Deputy on leave after controversial arrest of mother and teen on video

A Texas sheriff’s deputy was placed on administrative leave pending an internal investigation into the incident.

Climate crisis has cost Colorado billions—now it wants oil firms to pick up the...

ExxonMobil and Suncor face lawsuits in the western state but big oil’s apologists say the U.S. consumer is to blame for emissions.

Bayer to pull glyphosate products, including Roundup, from US home and garden market

Bayer's decision comes in response to the many lawsuits related to glyphosate that it inherited when it acquired Monsanto in 2018.