Health Care Crisis: Future Is Up To Us

By Rita Valenti, Popular Resistance. -

A society that is governed in such a way that it fails to protect its people from the catastrophic harm of the COVID 19 pandemic is a society ripe for revolutionary transformation. The pandemic [...]

Collective Demands Accountability In Ahmaud Arbery Case

By Anoa Changa, Our Prism. -

Under the banner of JUST Georgia, a collective of Georgia advocates, attorneys, faith leaders, community members, and organizations have joined together to demand the first two district attorneys [...]

Protests Over Delay In Arresting Two Men Who Murdered Ahmaud Arbery

By Dustin Chambers, Reuters. -

Brunswick, Georgia - Hundreds of protesters gathered in front of a Georgia courthouse on Friday to decry the killing of an unarmed black man [Ahmaud Arbery] in February and the delay in charging [...]

Live And Let Die: The Data Manipulation Begins

By Marcy Wheeler, Emptywheel. -

Now that Trump has fully committed to reopening the economy before the shut down has its desired effect, he and allied governors are engaged in more aggressive data manipulation to hide the [...]

Journalist Abby Martin Sues State Of Georgia Over Law Requiring Pledge Of Allegiance To Israel

By Alan Macleod, Mintpressnews.com -

After refusing to sign a pledge of allegiance to the state of Israel, the state of Georgia shut down a media literacy conference featuring journalist and filmmaker Abby Martin at Georgia Southern [...]

Atlanta Turns 7-Acre Vacant Lot Into Largest Free Food Forest In The Country

By Dr. Stuart Jeanne Bramhall, The Most Revolutionary Act. -

Instead of developing it into townhouses, the City of Atlanta recently voted to transform a vacant, old, overgrown pecan farm into a food forest. The 7-acre public park will feature [...]

APD Disbands Narcotics Unit To Focus On Violent Crime

By Staff, Wsbtv.com -

Channel 2 investigative reporter Mark Winne confirmed the change on Tuesday, with the department telling him that those officers will be getting reassigned to other units. Atlanta police [...]

Is That All You Got? Georgia Organizations Were Ready For Black Voter Purge By The GOP

By Jason Johnson, Theroot.com -

“For YEARS I’ve been trying to get people to give a shit about ‘Exact Match,’ before the day after the voter-registration deadline,” says a Georgia Democratic campaign staffer, who wished to [...]

Disarm Trident Walk Ends In Georgia

By Steve Baggarly, Vcnv.org -

Due to the approach of Hurricane Florence, today marked the end of the Disarm Trident Peace Walk. Some 50 people in all took part in the walk from Savannah to Kings Bay, Georgia, in support of [...]

Environmental Experiment Along 18 miles In Georgia Seeks Greener Highways

By Emme Hall, Cnet.com -

An environmental experiment along 18 miles of Georgia highway helps bring eco-friendly technology to pavement across the country. Car manufacturers are hard at work making their new vehicles as [...]

Earth Day Reflection From A Georgia Jail: Martha Hennessy

By Martha Hennessy, Vcnv.org -

In April 1968, as a 13-year-old student in rural Vermont, the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King cast a dark shadow on my hopes for a more just world. My mother and I knew that a great [...]

Georgia Police Used Fake News From Militia To Plan For Nazi Rally, Emails Show

By Staff, Unicornriot.ninja -

Newnan, GA – Emails obtained by Unicorn Riot through a public records request to the Coweta County Sheriff suggest that law enforcement relied on false ‘alt-right’ posts in their planning for an [...]

How Do You Tell The Kids That Grandma Is In Jail For Resisting Nuclear Weapons?

By Frida Berrigan, Wagingnonviolence.org -

“Our grandma is in jail,” Madeline tells a woman wrestling a shopping cart at Target. “She went over a war fence and tried to make peace,” Seamus adds helpfully. “They arrested her, and she is in [...]

Bond Denied For Kings Bay Plowshares Activists

By Staff, Nukeresister.org -

Seven Catholic plowshares activists were arrested early Thursday morning, April 5 at the Kings Bay Naval Base in St. Mary’s, Georgia. They entered the base late in the evening of April 4, 2018 in [...]

Georgia Town Fights Becoming Coal Ash Dumping Ground

By Georgina Gustin, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By Georgina Gustin for Inside Climate News - When news spread that Republic Services planned to dump trainloads of toxic coal ash in a local landfill, citizens, led by the local newspaper, [...]

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