Ahmaud Arbery: Another Victim of Racial Terrorism in America

written by Gloria Tatum........................................ On Sunday, February 25, Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old black man was jogging on the shaded streets of Satilla Shores with Spanish Moss hanging from ancient live oak trees.    Arbery, an avid jogger, was about two miles from his Brunswick home when two armed white men in a pickup chased, shot, … Continue reading Ahmaud Arbery: Another Victim of Racial Terrorism in America

Exploring the Legacy of the Atomic Age on the Savannah River Watershed

written by Stephen Wing ................................ To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Atomic Age, in March of 2015 Nuclear Watch South launched the Source-to-Sea Savannah River Pilgrimage. Its purpose was to highlight the many toxic and radioactive threats to the river, designated the third most polluted in the nation. Veteran paddlers Bob Brooksher and Jesse … Continue reading Exploring the Legacy of the Atomic Age on the Savannah River Watershed

The City of Atlanta Robbed the Tree Trust Fund of Millions for Years

written by Gloria Tatum........................ The Department of City Planning raided the Tree Trust Fund of $2.4 million for salaries and benefits that should have been paid out of the general fund.   The Department of Parks and Recreation impermissibly charged the Tree Trust Fund with more than $900,000 of salaries and benefits that should have been … Continue reading The City of Atlanta Robbed the Tree Trust Fund of Millions for Years

Nuclear Watch South Opposes Vogtle 3 Fuel Load

Written by Glenn Carroll, Coordinator of Nuclear Watch South........... Nuclear Watch South has docketed a Petition for Public Hearing with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in opposition to Southern Nuclear/Georgia Power's request for license to load nuclear fuel into Vogtle 3 reactor in November 2020. In the petition, which is supported by a civil … Continue reading Nuclear Watch South Opposes Vogtle 3 Fuel Load

HB 316 Voting System Bill: Worst Georgia Legislation Ever

written by Garland Favorito, co-founder, VoterGA............................................................................ House Bill HB316 is arguably the worst piece of legislation ever passed by the Georgia General Assembly. This 2019 bill wasted hundreds of millions of state and county taxpayer dollars on an insecure, unverifiable voting system. A true conservative would never vote for such a bill in the House or … Continue reading HB 316 Voting System Bill: Worst Georgia Legislation Ever

Coronavirus Starts A Death March Through the Prison System

Coronavirus (COVID-19) poises a deadly threat to inmates and employees in jails, prisons, and detention centers in Georgia and across the country.   These facilities are death traps where COVID-19 will spread like wildfire due to close quarters, overcrowding, unsanitary conditions and high rates of elderly and individuals with health problems plus inadequate healthcare in prison.Inmates … Continue reading Coronavirus Starts A Death March Through the Prison System

Climate Change an Age of Catastrophes and Pandemics

During a worldwide coronavirus pandemic, the looming dangers from climate change have almost been forgotten.     But climate change is still the greatest threat to humanity, the planet and a contributing factor in developing diseases.  Mother Earth has been polluted, raped and disrespected for years, and she is sending a wake-up message to respect … Continue reading Climate Change an Age of Catastrophes and Pandemics

Coronavirus Outbreak in Every State

by Gloria Tatum ------- Millions will die in the United States and even more millions worldwide from the coronavirus according to a computer-generated analysis from the Imperial College COVID-19 Response Team, World Health Organization Centre for Infectious Disease Modeling, MRC Centre for Global Infectious Disease Analysis, Abdul Latif Jameel Institute for Disease and Emergency Analytics … Continue reading Coronavirus Outbreak in Every State

War Veteran Shaken by Visit to Migrant Camp in Mexico

Newsweek by Chantal DaSilva 1/24/20  As an Air Force veteran who enlisted straight after high school and went on to serve her country for more than a decade, Pam Campos-Palma has seen a lot in her 32 years. Having been deployed to both Iraq and Afghanistan, where she specialized in counter-violence and extremism as an … Continue reading War Veteran Shaken by Visit to Migrant Camp in Mexico