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, [...]

Police Officer Fired After Kicking Handcuffed Man In Face

By Andrew Emett, www.nationofchange.org -

By Andrew Emett for Nation of Change - Captured on cellphone video running towards a handcuffed man on the ground and kicking him in the face without provocation, a Georgia police officer was [...]

Pipeline Leaks 250,000 Gallons, Causing States Of Emergency

By Alejandro Dávila Fragoso, www.thinkprogress.org -

By Alejandro Dávila Fragoso for Think Progress - A pipeline leak of at least 250,000 gallons of gasoline in a rural Alabama county is expected to affect fuel prices in the coming days across [...]

Victory: Kinder Morgan Stops Georgia Pipeline

By Phil Mckenna, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By Phil Mckenna for Inside Climate News - Kinder Morgan, the largest energy infrastructure company in North America, announced this week that it has suspended construction of a $1 billion [...]

Pursuing Murder Indictment For Cop Who Killed Unarmed Vet

By Jamiles Lartey and Ciara McCarthy, www.theguardian.com -

By Jamiles Lartey and Ciara McCarthy for The Guardian - A prosecutor in Georgia is to seek two indictments for murder against a police officer who shot and killed Anthony Hill, an unarmed black [...]

‘School of Assassins’: Protests Demand Closure of Training Camp

By Nadia Prupis, www.commondreams.org -

By Nadia Prupis for Common Dreams - Thousands of activists and dozens of peace groups converged this weekend in Georgia to call for the closure of the School of Americas (SOA or WHINSEC), a [...]

Georgia Activists Challenge Coke’s Support For ‘Heritage Of Hate’

By Kate Aronoff, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

By Kate Aronoff in Waging Non-Violence - At a towering 1,600 feet, Stone Mountain is a majestic outgrowth from the suburbs of Atlanta. Less majestic, for many, is the three acre bas-relief [...]