Monday, November 18, 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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In a major win for the environment, world’s largest bank says goodbye to fossil...

The bank's decision to end all financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021 will make it the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.

Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

America’s arms sales addiction

The 50-year history of U.S. dominance of the Middle Eastern arms trade.