Thursday, October 28, 2021

Tag: Virginia

Virginia becomes first southern state to abolish the death penalty

“With Governor Northam’s signature today, Virginia has now joined 22 other states, including Washington, D.C., that have abandoned the death penalty."

Virginia school system gives students time for protests

“I think we’re setting the stage for the rest of the nation with this.”

‘I don’t believe it’s too extreme:’ Republicans hope to pass near-total...

Lawmakers have clearly stated that their goal is to get the topic in front of the Supreme Court, currently boasting a conservative majority, to legally overturn Roe V. Wade and outlaw abortion altogether.

Gov. Northam: Don’t resign until Trump does

If Gov. Northam’s exit becomes one more potent lever against continued Trumpery, he achieves both partial atonement and participation in removing a national disgrace.

Federal court throws out controversial pipeline permit: ‘Speak for the trees’...

"We trust the United States Forest Service to 'speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues." 

As Jeff Bezos earns $191K per minute, why are NY &...

Many local politicians have openly criticized authorities in New York and Virginia for backing the deals, which will create a total of 50,000 jobs.

4 members of violent white supremacist group face riot charges, federal...

The charges against members of the Rise Above Movement come weeks after four other members or associates of the group were indicted on riot charges in Virginia.

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.”

5 Virginia officials involved in regulating Dominion Energy are invested in...

According to financial disclosures, four of them directly own stock in the company, while the wife of a fifth official works for Dominion.

The money behind neo-Confederate Corey Stewart’s US Senate campaign

The nation's highest-level 2018 contest to emphasize themes of white power is Virginia's U.S. Senate race – Republican Corey Stewart.

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Personal interview: Abby Martin what are the prospects for peace?

Abby Martin is an American journalist, TV presenter and activist who continues her work opposing imperialism and promoting peace, as an independent filmmaker and journalist.

Despite cutbacks, ExxonMobil continues to fund climate science denial

ExxonMobil has spent more than $39 million to manufacture doubt about climate science.

‘Bottom line,’ says Bernie Sanders, deal must include Medicare expansion, lower drug prices

"Congress must finally have the courage to stand up to the greed of Big Pharma."

Bogus “rugged individualism” corrodes our social fabric, fueling violent protest & pandemic mayhem

Either “rugged individualism” is exposed as a mistaken, scam mythology, disrupting and exploiting what’s good for the many -- or we face something closer to “rugged extinction.”

The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”