Green Space vs. Cop City And Hollywood Movie Studio

Beautiful Weelaunee forest, formerly named Intrenchment Park Creek The ongoing controversy over 40 acres of Intrenchment Creek Park (ICP), a beautiful forested public park that DeKalb County swapped to Blackhall Movie Studio for 52 acres of clear-cut land, which is a big pile of red dirt.   South River Watershed Alliance filed a lawsuit to stop … Continue reading Green Space vs. Cop City And Hollywood Movie Studio

Healthcare Hell And Religious Oppression in Post-Roe America

The Supreme Court's decision to play God and overturn Roe v. Wade and the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization decision plunged women into the dark ages of healthcare hell. Fifty years of legal precedent to safe abortion access have been overturned, causing chaos, confusion, and legal battles in red states with harsh restrictions and … Continue reading Healthcare Hell And Religious Oppression in Post-Roe America

Supreme Court Enacts Religion To Outlaw Abortion

The Republican-controlled Supreme Court is out of control and out of touch with the American people. It is beginning to have more in common with the Taliban, a violent fundamentalist religious faction that dominates and brutalizes women, than with democracy.  The narrow interpretation of the Bible by fundamental religious extremists who wrote this law and … Continue reading Supreme Court Enacts Religion To Outlaw Abortion

No Address Atlanta: A Documentary On The Criminalization Of Homelessness

Caletta Harris, Director NoAddress, and Heather Hutton Director, Touch and Go Productions No Address is an award-winning documentary by Caletta Harris that looks at the criminalization of homelessness and solutions for change. It is a two-part documentary: Part One was filmed in Columbia, South Carolina, and Part Two in Atlanta, Georgia. Part Two, No Address … Continue reading No Address Atlanta: A Documentary On The Criminalization Of Homelessness

The Supreme Courts Reign Of Terror Begins

Extremists, liars, sexual harassers, and religious fundamentalists on the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, ushering in an era of terror, suffering, and enslavement for women. Associate Justice Samuel Alito wrote the majority opinion, joined by Justices Clarence Thomas, Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh, and Amy Coney Barrett. Justices Gorsuch, Kavanaugh, and Barrett were appointed by … Continue reading The Supreme Courts Reign Of Terror Begins

The Atlanta Public Safety Training Center Development Team Is Misleading Stakeholders Regarding Environmental Assessments And Avoiding Due Diligence

Written By Lily Ponitz and published in Atlanta Community Press Collective I am an environmental engineer, formerly registered as a professional engineer in Georgia, and worked for seven years in consulting for private-sector clients. My work revolved primarily around emerging water contaminants, doing design, reporting, and permitting to respond to requests for support in voluntary … Continue reading The Atlanta Public Safety Training Center Development Team Is Misleading Stakeholders Regarding Environmental Assessments And Avoiding Due Diligence

Paradigm shift or perpetuation of injustice: The Atlanta Prison Farm and the South River Forest

Written by Margaret Spalding, Executive Director, South River Watershed Alliance photo credit Sarah Alkhayyel This month, the Atlanta Regional Commission kicked off a community input and pre-planning process for protecting greenspace in southeast Atlanta and southwest DeKalb County, an area also known as the South River Forest and of which the old Atlanta Prison Farm … Continue reading Paradigm shift or perpetuation of injustice: The Atlanta Prison Farm and the South River Forest