Friday, April 19, 2019

Tag: North Carolina

Fatal natural gas explosion rocks Durham, NC

"They tell us gas is safe but it's clearly not."

How to reinvent a rural economy $100 at a time

An old North Carolina mill town turns small individual investments into bigger returns.

We won’t let them take away our right to vote

"We are the Many, and they are Few – and if we decide to stand together, to make our voices heard, no one and nothing will stop us."

Recent disasters reveal racial discrimination in FEMA aid process

But if the FEMA response to recent disasters is any indication, storm victims could face barriers in securing federal aid – especially if they're not white.

NC Lagoons hold billions of gallons of hog feces. The hurricane...

Even if the storm weakens, experts warn Hurricane Florence could kill thousands of farm animals and trigger catastrophic waste spills from sewage treatment plants, hog waste lagoons and chicken farms.

Climate change supercharges Hurricane Florence as 1.5 million evacuate in Carolinas...

People up and down the coast are preparing for extreme flooding and what the National Hurricane Center is calling a “life-threatening storm surge.”

Former police sergeant charged with excessive force and falsifying report

If convicted of the falsification of records charge, Sgt. Robert George could receive up to 20 years.

The police officers helping undocumented immigrants feel safe

In Greensboro, North Carolina, building trust among undocumented residents and local police has been the first step toward supporting the vulnerable in their community.

In North Carolina, pigs don’t fly, but their feces do

Something is rotten in North Carolina.

In North Carolina, hope amidst political chaos

Republicans in North Carolina are doing everything they can to take away the rights of minorities.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Following Warren’s announcement, Sanders vows to ban fracking and all new fossil fuel projects

"If we fail to substantially cut the amount of carbon in our atmosphere in under 11 years, the human, environmental, and economic costs will be severe and irreversible."

Just after Sanders revealed Fox viewers’ approval of Medicare for All, Trump’s Medicare chief...

Media Matters labeled Verma's interview an intentional "smear" of the Vermont Independent senator's appearance and proposal.
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The 12 biggest myths about raising taxes on the rich

So the next time you hear one of these myths, know the truth.

Fossil fuel companies are enlisting police to crack down on protesters

State lawmakers across the country are advancing bills to increase penalties for demonstrators who interfere with 'critical infrastructure,' such as pipelines and gas terminals.

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