Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Tag: Kansas

Kansas Supreme Court rule in favor of renewable energy

“With today’s Supreme Court ruling, we make headway toward fairness and justice for solar and renewable energy users in Kansas.”

What’s the matter with America?

To impeach or not to impeach.

Teacher under investigation for kicking 5yr old girl on video

“No child should have to experience that. It’s a horrible situation. We feel terrible about it and that person no longer works for us.”

Another Kris Kobach loss: Illinois leaves ‘Jim Crow’ voter purge program

Even as Kobach is met with loss after loss, his legacy will live on until the states that signed up for Crosscheck leave the program and reinstate voters to the voter rolls.

Supreme Court denies cert in Planned Parenthood case, lower court rulings...

Planned Parenthood was pleased with the Supreme Court's ruling and called it a "win for patients in Louisiana and Kansas."

Progressive Briefing for Friday, June 22, 2018

Bernie Sanders on income inequality, police shoot a fleeing 17-year-old in Pittsburgh, white supremacists plan more rallies, and more.

Former mayor sentenced to prison for stealing from food bank

“He took food out of people’s mouths. People who need it. People who would starve without it.”

Trump’s chief vote suppressor runs for governor

Kris Kobach maybe the most important person in America right now.

How special elections could cost the Republicans

This week, Georgia heads to the polls. Last week, the GOP in Kansas barely earned a win.

How to keep businesses (and small towns) alive when owners retire

In Kansas, a new matchmaking service is helping transition small businesses to new hands. Could it be a model for the rest of rural America?

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The truth behind “self-made” billionaires

Billionaires are not made by rugged individuals. They’re made by policy failures. And a system that rewards wealth over work.

MAGA, Tea Party’s steroidal cousin, will outlast Trump – but only by escaping primitive...

Trump finale emerges as the perfect lesson that Pride (still) Goeth Before the Fall, exposing the dangers of not knowing who you are, what you can and can't do.

The climate movement was built for a world before climate change—it’s time for a...

We need a mass movement that can deal with climate disasters by training people to both protect and mobilize their communities.

Why Brazil’s upcoming presidential election could determine the future of the Amazon

“I don’t say this lightly as a scientist, but this is the most important election ever in Brazil for the Amazon and its survival.”

‘Huge victory’: Starbucks agrees to begin contract talks with 230+ union stores

"We've been ready to bargain since day one," said one union leader, "but now we're operating together on a national level to make sure all of our voices are heard, together."