Tuesday, January 31, 2023

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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Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.

Nuclear fusion won’t save the climate

But it might blow up the world.

Why the deep state hates Putin

Since World War II, America’s knee-jerk response to any diplomatic challenge has been to bully or bomb.

‘Just the next step’ toward justice for Tyre Nichols: Memphis police shutter SCORPION unit

Attorneys for Nichols' family called the move "appropriate and proportional" in response to his death and urged other cities to follow suit but also stressed that "misconduct is not restricted to these specialty units."

Largest fossil fuel plant in New York City could become nation’s first to convert...

“The repowering of Ravenswood with offshore wind is a community-driven approach to invest in a disadvantaged community and support New York in meeting its clean energy and economic goals.”