Sunday, February 16, 2020

Tag: Kentucky

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.

After coal, a small Kentucky town builds a healthier, more creative...

A complex network of local organizations helps neighbors support one another as they rebound from a dying industry.

3 creative solutions to protect water, wildlife, and a warming city

In the heat zone of Louisville, Kentucky, 170 residents have been trained as “citizen foresters.”

Kentucky Governor Lowers Minimum Wage, Strips Voting Rights

Newly elected Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin has issued five executive orders, the majority of which reverse progressive changes made by former Governor Beshear

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.

‘There needs to be accountability,’ says Ocasio-Cortez as documents show DNC involvement with Iowa...

"If this reporting is correct, then there needs to be accountability at the DNC."

Can the world’s second superpower rise from the ashes of twenty years of war?

The peace movement’s small victories demonstrate that we have more power to challenge U.S. militarism than most Americans realize.

Citizen Mike: The Bloomberg campaign is a threat to the Democratic Party’s 2020 chances

If the 2020 U.S. presidential election does become the ‘battle of billionaires’, the real losers will be the country’s working people.
Photo by United Steelworkers (USW).

How 1.3 million Americans risk losing their pensions

Pensions aren’t perks or “extras.” Workers earned these benefits, and they rely on that money being there during their golden years.