Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: rural America

In rural America, an invisible eviction crisis

In places where rental assistance has been slow to be delivered, eviction cases are piling up. No one’s tracking it.

5 ways Biden can help rural America thrive and bridge the...

The question is, will federal leadership take the bold steps necessary to address rural marginalization and start mending these divisions?

Rural America needs Medicare for All now

Only a system that puts the well-being of all people above enriching a few will deliver the care we need, where and when we need it, and keep our rural communities alive and vibrant.

Drinking water for millions in rural America contaminated with suspected carcinogen

Farmers are largely exempt from federal or state regulations that could stem water pollution.

How to rebuild progressive politics in rural America

Progressives and Democrats aren’t giving nearly the amount of attention they should to rural America if they hope to truly impact the elections.

How to keep businesses (and small towns) alive when owners retire

In Kansas, a new matchmaking service is helping transition small businesses to new hands. Could it be a model for the rest of rural America?

3 ways progressives can reconnect with rural America

First, understand the environment is not only about climate change – it’s about livelihood for miners, drillers, loggers, and farmers like me.

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

Nearly 14,000 Nigerian farmers and fishers sue Shell for destroying their livelihoods with oil...

Individuals and institutions from two communities have filed claims against Shell, calling on the company to clean up the devastating pollution and compensate them for its effects.