Friday, August 23, 2019

Tag: Kansas

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?

This small town refused to settle for Wal-Mart when its last...

After four years without an independent grocery store, the residents of Iola, Kansas, found a way to bring one back.

Pipeline explosion in Kansas highlights unreliable nature of fossil fuel infrastructure

Early Tuesday evening, a gas pipeline ruptured near Kansas City, provoking a large fire. This latest leak further highlights the hazards pipelines present to the environment and public.

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‘This illegal and dangerous pipeline must be shut down’: Standing Rock Sioux renew the...

The tribe is asking for a pause in construction while a thorough environmental assessment, this time with input from the tribe is conducted.
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The 5-Step CEO pay scam

Average CEO pay at big corporations topped 14.5 million dollars in 2018. That’s after an increase of 5.2 million dollars per CEO over...

Back to thoughts and prayers: Donald Trump abandons support for enhanced background checks

"It's the people that pull the trigger, it's not the gun that pulls the trigger."

California to build world’s largest bridge over a major freeway for wildlife

Hoping to prevent the extinction of mountain lions, coyotes, deer, lizards, snakes, and other species that require room to roam, Southern California...

Fascism then and now

A new book  I would like to announce the publication of a new book, entitled “Fascism, Then and...