Monday, July 22, 2019

Tag: North Carolina

A legislative coup in NC? Rev. William Barber on GOP stripping...

The Republican lawmakers are attempting to impose measures to slash the number of state employees appointed by the governor, require Senate approval for all of the governor’s Cabinet picks and strip the governor of the power to appoint University of North Carolina trustees.

Republicans responsible for voter suppression in 2016

With a Republican majority currently held in all three branches, there will most likely be a lot more barriers and restrictions in the times ahead.

The nasty fallout from North Carolina’s powerful hog industry

What smells more -- the politics or the pigs?

Black voters sue North Carolina over last-minute purges

The NAACP says the practice is disenfranchising thousands.

North Carolina Slashed Their Early Voting Hours and Now This Is...

The state could decide both the presidential election and control of the Senate.

Red Wolf Faces Extinction at Hands of Protection Agency

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's red wolf protection plan "will no doubt result in extinction of red wolves in the wild."

Cities Begin Marching in Solidarity with Charlotte

Others parts of the U.S. are joining forces with North Carolina, expressing their outrage over the killing of Keith Scott.

Riots Erupt in Charlotte After Police Killing of Keith Lamont Scott

The police department and Scott's family are at odds with their version of events leading up to the shooting and killing of Keith Lamont Scott.

Federal Judge Protects Two Transgender Individuals From North Carolina’s HB2

It’s the first sign that the discriminatory law is doomed to fail.

North Carolina Spent Nearly $5 Million Defending Voter ID, And Lost

“It shows the North Carolina Republicans are afraid of free and fair elections and being accountable to the voters for their actions.”

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Trickle down, wealth tax, and war

The central advantage to a wealth tax is that it spreads the power to spend wealth throughout the society and thereby can better the society if done in an appropriate way.

Fracking wastewater may trigger earthquakes for decades even after operations cease

"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

How a trojan horse project to rewrite our constitution could actually happen if Trump...

It’s often said that if Trump is reelected, it’ll be the end of democracy in America. But how could Trump get reelected,...

The taint on Trump

What has our country become? A country that accepts rapists as their leaders?

550,000 acres on fire in Alaska in latest sign of the climate crisis

Alaska's fires show the footprints of climate change in multiple ways.