NC Governor’s Office Occupied By Atlantic Coast Pipeline Protesters

By Anne Meador, -

Opponents of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline filled North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper’s office Friday and refused to leave until he reverses course on the pipeline. About 25 people began their [...]

N. Carolina Municipal Workers Kick Off Bill Of Rights Campaign

By Sarah Miles, -

A cold snap the first week of this year took a toll on North Carolina’s cities. In Greensboro alone, 38 water mains broke—and despite near-zero temperatures, municipal workers like Charles French [...]

Atlantic Coast Pipeline Hits More Delays In North Carolina

By Elizabeth Ouzts, -

North Carolina regulators Wednesday announced the latest round of setbacks for the 600-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline — delaying a decision on the project’s clean water certificate until as late as [...]

Farm Workers Sue North Carolina To Protect Their Union Rights

By Brian Hauss, -

By Brian Hauss for ACLU - Dolores Huerta, the legendary civil rights icon and farmworker activist, had it right: “Organized labor is a necessary part of democracy.” Day in and day out, unions [...]

North Carolina Nixes Part Of The Atlantic Coast Pipeline Proposal

By Lisa Sorg, -

By Lisa Sorg for The Progressive Pulse - The NC Department of Environmental Quality has rejected the Atlantic Coast Pipeline’s erosion and sediment control plan, dealing yet another setback to [...]

North Carolina Delays Decision On Atlantic Coast Pipeline

By Elizabeth Ouzts, -

By Elizabeth Ouzts for Southeast Energy News - Faced with a Monday deadline and a lopsided number of public comments opposing the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper’s [...]

New Model For Conservative Rule And Progressive Renewal

By Tyler Norris, -

By Tyler Norris for NC Policy Watch - My home state was once a model for progress. For half a century, North Carolina was a beacon of moderation in the South, an outlier dubbed the “Dixie Dynamo” [...]

A Window Into The Horrors Of Our History

By Greg Huffman, -

By Greg Huffman for Facing South - I am a child of the South. I was born in North Carolina, grew up in Catawba County, and have never lived outside the state as an adult. My sister and I joke [...]

Protesters Pull Down Confederate Statue In Durham

By Derrick Lewis and Amy Cutler, -

By Derrick Lewis and Amy Cutler for CBS North Carolina - Around 7:10 p.m. a woman using a ladder climbed the statue of a Confederate soldier and attached a rope around the statue. Moments later, [...]

DuPont, Chemours Sued For Contaminating Drinking Water

By Sharon Lerner, -

By Sharon Lerner for The Intercept - AFTER YEARS of litigation over PFOA, an industrial toxin used to make Teflon and other non-stick and stain-resistant products, in 2009 DuPont introduced GenX. [...]

NC Demonstrators Rally For ‘Independence’ From Fossil Fuels

By Darren Botelho, -

By Darren Botelho for ABC News 13 - ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — A protest against Duke Energy brought dozens of demonstrators to Lake Julian on Tuesday. They called for independence from fossil [...]

North Carolina Anti-Voting Law Finished By Court Challenges

By Derrick Robinson, -

By Derrick Robinson for Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law - WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law issued the following statement regarding today’s [...]

NAACP Calls For Boycott Of North Carolina

By Staff, -

By Staff of NAACP - RALEIGH, NC—The NAACP Board of Directors announced a resolution calling for the discussion of the first steps of an international economic boycott of the state of North [...]

North Carolina County Sued For Discriminating Against Black Voters

By Kira Lerner, -

By Kira Lerner for Think Progress - As Attorney General Jeff Session’s shifts the Department of Justice’s focusfrom protecting voting rights to investigating claims of nonexistent fraud, the [...]

RESIST: 80,000 March In Raleigh For Voting Rights, Democracy & #MoralResistance

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By Staff of Common Dreams - Outrage over the Trump administration helped bring tens of thousands of marchers to downtown Raleigh, North Carolina on Saturday. Trump and the policies he will try to [...]