Democracy’s Last Stand: The Rule of the Non-Voting Majority and Where It Has Led Us

by Stephen Wing Not voting because the system is corrupt? I'm afraid you have it backward. The system is corrupt because of people not voting. Non-voters are the majority. They decide every election. Not voting is a vote for the way things are. The rich, white and powerful are targeting your right to vote because … Continue reading Democracy’s Last Stand: The Rule of the Non-Voting Majority and Where It Has Led Us

Women and Children Evicted from Efficiency Lodge by Armed Guards

photo from Housing Justice League Petition The Efficiency Lodge at 3675 Flat Shoals Road in South DeKalb County evicted eleven families with children in September and continues to evict residents.   Some residents were evicted at gunpoint by armed guards. Former Governor of Georgia, Roy Barnes is an investor in the Efficiency Lodge, and his … Continue reading Women and Children Evicted from Efficiency Lodge by Armed Guards

Trump Has COVID Because Science Did Not Matter to Him

President Trump is in Walter Reed Medical Center with coronavirus (COVID) because he refused to wear a mask, ignored the Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines, and socialized closely with wealthy Republicans and donors. He endangered people by encouraging them to not wear a mask, mocked people who wore masks and promoted misinformation about COVID. … Continue reading Trump Has COVID Because Science Did Not Matter to Him

Savannah River Site is Inadequate for a Plutonium Pit Production Facility and Overlooks Key Environmental Issues

photo by High Flyer, special to SRS Watch Columbia, SC – The final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) released today by the Department of Enengy’s (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) on the proposed Plutonium Bomb Plant at the Savannah River Site (SRS) - to make plutonium triggers for nuclear warheads.   It is more of … Continue reading Savannah River Site is Inadequate for a Plutonium Pit Production Facility and Overlooks Key Environmental Issues

A HORROR STORY- The Irwin County Detention Center

photo by Karen Peterson The Irwin County Detention Center (ICDC) made national news with the report that immigrant women were being sterilized without their knowledge or consent.   But that is just the tip of the iceberg of human right violations and abuse of detained immigrants  at ICDC and other U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement … Continue reading A HORROR STORY- The Irwin County Detention Center

Vogtle Math: Georgia Power Posts Record Profits, Citizens Call for Cancellation of Unnecessary Nuclear Reactors

ATLANTA 9/14/2020: Nuclear Watch South released its annual updated performance data culled from Georgia Power’s SEC-filed annual reports today in the wake of the recent filing of Georgia Power’s 23rd Vogtle Construction Monitoring Report (VCM23) with the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC). The group finds that the data from 2009 through 2019 show several clear … Continue reading Vogtle Math: Georgia Power Posts Record Profits, Citizens Call for Cancellation of Unnecessary Nuclear Reactors

“Able” Mable Thomas the People’s Representative

Georgia State Representative "Able" Mable Thomas (D-Atlanta) grew up and lives in the English Avenue neighborhood of Vine City in southwest Atlanta which she has represented for 26 years serving in the Georgia House of Representatives starting in 1985 as the youngest Georgia Legislator.  She also served on the Atlanta City Council. Now, State Rep.Thomas … Continue reading “Able” Mable Thomas the People’s Representative

Trump’s War on the Post Office and Mail-In Voting

An avalanche of lawsuits may bury Trump and DeJoy’s effort to privatize the post office and suppress the vote in the November election.  Many former Trump associates are convicted felons and DeJoy may be the next followed by Steven Mnuichin.   The list of lawsuits filed by state attorney generals, postal workers, and voters concerned about … Continue reading Trump’s War on the Post Office and Mail-In Voting

COP SHOOTS BLACK MAN & VIGILANTE KILLS TWO BLM PROTESTERS & INJURES A THIRD

Photo by Dan Truttschel Kenosha News Another white police officer shoots another unarmed Black man -  this is a story that happens all the time. This time it is Jacob Blake, 29, who was shot seven times in the back by officer Rusten Sheskey setting off days of protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin.   Police were responding … Continue reading COP SHOOTS BLACK MAN & VIGILANTE KILLS TWO BLM PROTESTERS & INJURES A THIRD