U.S. Rules Committee Comes To Georgia To Protect Voting Rights

photo by Gloria Tatum Georgia is the poster child for voter suppression that other states have copied. So far over 400 bills have been introduced in state capitals and 28 voter suppression bills have been passed to become law.   The United States Rules Committee came to Georgia for its first Field Hearing in 20 years … Continue reading U.S. Rules Committee Comes To Georgia To Protect Voting Rights

Atlanta’s Homeless Form Union And Occupy City Hall, Demands Met With Arrests

Written by Estevan Hernandes *.......... On July 4, the newly formed Atlanta Homeless Union set up an encampment on the front lawn of City Hall to protest the horrendous conditions that homeless, poor and working-class people are subject to. It sought to expose the housing crisis in Atlanta, ongoing for decades, unaddressed by the city … Continue reading Atlanta’s Homeless Form Union And Occupy City Hall, Demands Met With Arrests

Black Voters Ride Freedom Bus To Protect Voting Rights

photo by Gloria Tatum Black Voters Matter (BVM) will travel across the South in five of the "Blackest Buses in America" to launch Freedom Rides for Voting Rights.  They are part of a voter outreach campaign from Louisanna to Washington, D.C. to build Black voting power and gain support for SR 1 "For the People's … Continue reading Black Voters Ride Freedom Bus To Protect Voting Rights

Children Are Leading The Way On Climate Change

Juliana v. U.S. Government a/k/a The Children's Climate Change lawsuit was first filed in August 2015 in Eugene Oregon.  The Plaintiffs are twenty-one children and young adults, and two environmental organizations:  Our Children's Trust (www.ourchildrenstrust.org) and Earth Guardians (www.earthguardians.org). This case has been pending for five and one-half years and it has not yet proceeded … Continue reading Children Are Leading The Way On Climate Change

GILEE Trains U.S. Police In Foreign Countries That Violate Human Rights

Black students stand in solidarity with Palestinian students in front of Atlanta City Hall as both groups see the similarity in the oppression and brutality they experience from police in Israel and Atlanta.  Students and community organizers understand the connections between the Georgia International Law Enforcement Exchange (GILEE) program that sends Georgia law enforcement officers … Continue reading GILEE Trains U.S. Police In Foreign Countries That Violate Human Rights

Where Joe Manchin Gets His Talking Points

by Judd Legum Popular Information ……... In a new column published in the Charleston Gazette-Mail, Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced his opposition to the For The People Act, a bill that would protect voting rights nationwide. His arguments echo talking points released in April by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Republican-alligned trade association that … Continue reading Where Joe Manchin Gets His Talking Points

The 73rd Anniversary of Nakba – the Ongoing Catastrophe Palestinians Suffer

photos by Gloria Tatum May 15, 2021, marks the 73rd year of the Nakba or "catastrophe". It was the day in 1948 that over 700,000 Palestinian Arabs fled or were expelled from their homes and between 400 and 600 Palestinian villages were destroyed and Palestinian history erased.                    Every year on May 15, Palestinians and their … Continue reading The 73rd Anniversary of Nakba – the Ongoing Catastrophe Palestinians Suffer