Friday, September 24, 2021

Tag: Kentucky

Poor People’s Campaign marches on Washington to ‘blunt the political effects...

West Virginia and Kentucky activists vow to continue pressing Manchin and McConnell on democracy and economic reforms.

Kentucky constable charged with attempted murder of FBI agent

If convicted, he faces up to life in prison and a maximum fine of $1.25 million.

3 states pass anti-pipeline protest bills in two weeks

"While we are all paying attention to COVID-19 and the congressional stimulus packages, state legislatures are quietly passing fossil-fuel-backed anti-protest laws."

First city in Kentucky passes resolution to be 100 percent renewable...

"My hope is that Louisville’s accomplishment will become a model for cities throughout Kentucky and an impetus for changes in state policy..."

American corporations are helping fund the war on women

These corporations say they are all for gender equality but their political contributions say otherwise.

A vote to retire two coal-fired power plants passes despite Trump’s...

"It is not about coal. This decision is about economics."

Red for Ed: The teachers’ red state revolt rolls on

The teachers' strikes today are part of a national revolt that has been growing for months, arcing from one red state to another.

Widow of state rep. who committed suicide plans to run for...

Refusing to believe the allegation of child molestation against her husband, Rebecca Johnson announced that she will be running for his seat in Kentucky’s 49th House District.

Giving Kentucky’s young people a reason to stay

A voice and the power to solve problems will make progressive young people see their future in conservative and economically struggling Central Appalachia.

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China – Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward?

Young people in China and America face similar problems. Both countries need a profound revolution but it must be real and ground up, not a populist sham from those in power.

How an ancient irrigation method makes sustainable life possible in the U.S. Southwest

Time-proven acequia irrigation systems already in use in New Mexico make it possible for people to thrive in arid regions.

“We are unstoppable!” Some of the lessons from Occupy Wallstreet, 10 years later

“One of the main contributions of Occupy was ‘the 99 percent.’”

Babies poop has ten times more microplastics than in adults, study finds

“Unfortunately, with the modern lifestyle, babies are exposed to so many different things for which we don't know what kind of effect they can have later in their life.”

WHO updates Air Quality Guidelines

The WHO determined that air pollution inflicts on human health at even lower concentrations than previously understood.