How to "NOT" Safeguard Fair Elections

Streets of Atlanta is currently not writing because of serious medical problems in the family. During this time, I will share importing stories like this one about Georgia's election machines published in Who, What, Why on 11/19/19 and written by Gabriella Novello. If you point out that Georgia’s elections are neither democratic nor secure, high-ranking … Continue reading How to "NOT" Safeguard Fair Elections

Global Apathy Toward the Fires in Australia is a Scary Portent for the Future

Published in New York Intelligencer and written by David Wallace-Wells Right now, on the outskirts of a hyper modern first world megapolis, at the end of a year in which the public seemed finally to wake up to the dramatic threat from global warming, a climate disaster of unimaginable horror has been unfolding for almost two … Continue reading Global Apathy Toward the Fires in Australia is a Scary Portent for the Future

Trump Teen Rape Allegations Resurfaces

Published by Newsweek and written by Tufayel Ahmed  10/16/19 Amid behind-the-scenes details of his explosive reporting on Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual misconduct, Ronan Farrow's new book Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators claims that American Media Inc. (AMI), the former publisher of the National Enquirer, tried to help Donald Trump bury allegations he … Continue reading Trump Teen Rape Allegations Resurfaces

Atlanta Youth Demand Politicians Stop Fiddling While the Earth Burns and Take Action on Climate Change

Young people are experiencing anxiety, depression, fear, hopelessness, anger and many other emotions over climate change.  They feel that elected officials and adults have failed them and are ignoring and/or denying the reality of climate change.   Some young people don't plan to have children because they fear their children will inherit an unlivable planet. … Continue reading Atlanta Youth Demand Politicians Stop Fiddling While the Earth Burns and Take Action on Climate Change

Part II: GA Access Waiver 1332 Undermines Protections in ACA and Allows Junk Plans

Georgia has a healthcare crisis and it's getting worse with about 1.2 million Georgians uninsured.  The state has the third-highest uninsured population in the country, according to recent census bureau findings.  Nine of the state's 159 counties have no physician, 76 counties have no OB/GYN physician, and 60 counties have no pediatrician, according to a … Continue reading Part II: GA Access Waiver 1332 Undermines Protections in ACA and Allows Junk Plans

Food Not Bombs Volunteer Arrested For Giving Away Free Food

During the Christmas Season, the spirit of giving to those less fortunate increases and peace on Earth and goodwill toward all people is heard throughout the land. Food not Bombs feeds the hungry all year not just at Thanksgiving and Christmas.  They are a 30 year-old-volunteer organization that recovers food that would be thrown out … Continue reading Food Not Bombs Volunteer Arrested For Giving Away Free Food

Part I: Georgia Pathways 1115 Waiver Requires Sick People To Work For Healthcare

Almost one half million Georgians don't have health coverage because elected officials and the Governor of Georgia have refused to accept resources from the federal government to pay for Medicaid Expansion.   Georgia's uninsured rate of 12.9% is the fifth-worst in the country and could climb higher.   Currently, Medicaid in Georgia only covers pregnant women, … Continue reading Part I: Georgia Pathways 1115 Waiver Requires Sick People To Work For Healthcare

The New Tree Protection Ordinance Will Not Protect The Trees

Rapid growth in Atlanta combined with inadequate enforcement of Atlanta's current tree ordinance has allowed developers to pay a fine to cut down trees which has resulted in a decrease to Atlanta's Urban Forest. This prompted the latest attempt to re-write the tree ordinance which started back in March 2018 with an urban ecology study, … Continue reading The New Tree Protection Ordinance Will Not Protect The Trees