Teachers And Students Say No To Classroom Censorship Bills

Teachers, parents, and students (K through 8th grade) came to the Georgia State Capitol to tell lawmakers they can handle the truth about racial history. They don't need bills to censor racial history under the lame excuse of protecting white children from feeling bad by learning the truth about slavery, and racial history in the … Continue reading Teachers And Students Say No To Classroom Censorship Bills

Two Bills To Repeal Plant Vogtle’s Surcharge Introduced In House And Senate

Senator Nan Orrock and Representative Becky Evans have introduced the "Ratepayer Surcharge Relief Act" in both the Senate and the House. Passage of either SB607 or HB1503 would end the Plant Vogtle monthly surcharge for an estimated 2.5 million Georgia Power customers. The nuclear finance surcharges were controversial in 2009 when then-Governor Sonny Perdue signed … Continue reading Two Bills To Repeal Plant Vogtle’s Surcharge Introduced In House And Senate

Georgia Is Not Alone In Book Bans And Whitewashing Of History

A nationwide student walkout and protest happened on Friday, February 25, 2022, in many cities.  It was in response to Republican bills to ban books and censor the teaching of racial history in the United States. These unconstitutional bills are being passed under the pretext of protecting white children from the discomfort of learning about … Continue reading Georgia Is Not Alone In Book Bans And Whitewashing Of History

Ratepayer Robbery Vogtle 3 and 4: A Report by Georgia Conservation Voters and Environment Georgia

RATEPAYER ROBBERY This article summarizes a 32-page informative report by Georgia Conservation Voters (GCV) and Environment Georgia that explains the true cost of Plant Vogtle.  The report is designed to promote public understanding and hold those accountable for robbing utility customers.  Here is a link to the full report:  https://www.gcvedfund.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/GCV-Vogtle-Ratepayer-Robbery-Report-2.pdf The report holds the Georgia … Continue reading Ratepayer Robbery Vogtle 3 and 4: A Report by Georgia Conservation Voters and Environment Georgia

A Documentary: Climate Change The Facts

The information in this article is summarized from the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) documentary "Climate Change The Facts." Numerous scientists contributed to the documentary.  Scientists across the globe are in agreement that urgent action is needed now to avert a global disaster from climate change and ensure the survival of our civilizations.   Data from the … Continue reading A Documentary: Climate Change The Facts

Food Not Bombs Still Feeding The Hungry And Homeless After 40 Years

Food Not Bombs was founded in 1980 in Massachusetts by anti-nuclear activists. In Atlanta, it was initially an anti-war group in the 1980s and 1990s. Then in 1994, Bob Darby, an advocate for the homeless mentally ill, started a feeding program with Food Not Bombs. For over a decade he did the cooking and fed … Continue reading Food Not Bombs Still Feeding The Hungry And Homeless After 40 Years

THE COUP NEVER STOPPED BUT FEDERAL VOTING LAWS CAN STOP IT

President Biden hosts a virtual "Summit For Democracy" for 110 countries amid rising authoritarianism in the world. Activists in Atlanta are worried about rising authoritarianism in this county and that Democrats don't see the urgency in stopping Trump's ongoing coup to undermine the election process to overturn the next election. In Atlanta, Black Voters Matter, … Continue reading THE COUP NEVER STOPPED BUT FEDERAL VOTING LAWS CAN STOP IT