Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Tag: South Carolina

Stink, sulfur and soot: Billionaire Kraft deals an air pollution crisis...

Currently, residents are still awaiting a solution to their health and air pollution crisis. As one resident told the EPA, “We are prisoners in our own smelly home.”

South Carolina cops on leave after arrest video goes viral

“There is no reason for the level of force we saw on that video yesterday. There’s no reason for that.”

Deputy fired and arrested for assaulting handcuffed woman on video

“His actions are unacceptable, and I will not have it from any of my deputies.”

‘We teach, we vote!:’ 10,000 teachers rise up against Republican legislature...

Led by the grassroots group SC for Ed, teachers from across the traditionally deep red state took personal days to stage the walkout.

‘Was that disruptive?’ congressman blasts air horn to make seismic testing...

"What if you depended on sound for hunting your food and for communication? Do you think it would be disruptive?"

South Carolina: Two women from mental health facility drown in flood...

“There are a lot of questions remaining about why this had to occur then, why there couldn’t have been some sort of an emergency delay.”

South Carolina prisoners were left in cells as Florence descended. Why...

Prisoners were instead put to work behind bars making sandbags to prepare for the storm’s arrival.

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.”

Uranium leaked through floor of South Carolina nuclear plant

The leak comes as the Trump administration has promised to assist unprofitable nuclear and coal plants.

Exclusive: Photos show aftermath of lethal South Carolina prison brawl that...

The violence, which culminated in the deaths of seven prisoners, was the deadliest event of its sort in the past quarter-century in the United States.

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Ultimate rightwing transgression: the mockery of politics as a preposterous joke 

The Big Lie is "yoked to an older deception, without which it could not survive: the idea that American politics is a joke," attackable without consequences.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.

Does Elon Musk have a right to destroy Twitter?

Do we really think that the super-wealthy should be allowed to control so much wealth and wield so much influence?

Right-wing SCOTUS majority signals support for anti-LGBTQ+ reactionaries

"It does not bode well for the future of civil rights law that Gorsuch believes a state imposes 'reeducation training' on employers when it reminds them how to comply with nondiscrimination rules," said one court observer.

Puerto Rican cities sue fossil fuel companies in major class-action, climate fraud case

Municipalities aim to hold industry liable for damages from catastrophic 2017 hurricanes.