Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: Kentucky

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.

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.

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10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

The (flawed) case against Julian Assange

The many mainstream journalists cheering on his extradition may come to regret in the future when the American government comes for them or their sources.

WikiLeaks’ October Surprise Explains Why Assange Was Just Silenced

Each of these stunning disclosures gives Wikileaks and Julian Assange sufficient concern to consider himself a marked man.

A new Supreme Court nominee before the election may spark a crisis of legitimacy

If the institutions of government are deemed illegitimate, preserving democracy may well be left to the people demanding justice.

We’ve got our own reasons to elect Biden — and he isn’t one of...

With so much at stake Autumn 2020 is a time when people have the decisive opportunity to prevent the consolidation of illegitimate power by an authoritarian regime.