The Poor People’s Campaign Responds to Attack on Capitol

The following statement is from Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II, and Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, Co-Chairs, Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival - on the terrorist attack at the Capitol to overturn the election. The Poor People’s Campaign witnessed with heavy hearts the events of January 6th, when a mob emboldened … Continue reading The Poor People’s Campaign Responds to Attack on Capitol

Over 10,000 COVID-19 Deaths in Georgia

photo by Gloria Tatum In Piedmont Park, a sea of white flags fly to memorialize the over ten thousand Georgians who have died of COVID-19 since this pandemic started in early 2020.  Local activists and COVID-19 survivors installed the flags that represent the heartbreaking human and economic impact that this pandemic and our government's incompetence … Continue reading Over 10,000 COVID-19 Deaths in Georgia

Lest We Forget The Horrors: A Catalog of Trump’s Worst Cruelties, Collusions, Corruptions, and Crimes

photo by Redditors Rework By Ben Parker, Stephanie Steinbrecher, Kelsey Ronan, John, McMurtrie, Sophia DuRose, Rachel Villa, and Amy Sumerton Early in President Trump’s term, McSweeney’s editors began to catalog the head-spinning number of misdeeds coming from his administration. We called this list a collection of Trump’s cruelties, collusions, and crimes, and it felt urgent … Continue reading Lest We Forget The Horrors: A Catalog of Trump’s Worst Cruelties, Collusions, Corruptions, and Crimes

DEFORESTATION OF ATLANTA CONTINUES……The City is Destroying an Important Resource in the Fight Against Climate Change

by Gloria Tatum with additional reporting by Stephen Wing Georgia is losing more trees than any other state in the nation, and Atlanta is the fifth-fastest city in the country in urban tree loss, according to scientists David Nowak and Eric Greenfield, who conducted a study to document tree depletion. Trees are more than just … Continue reading DEFORESTATION OF ATLANTA CONTINUES……The City is Destroying an Important Resource in the Fight Against Climate Change

Tenants Fight For Their Rights Against Abusive Management at Trestletree Village Apartments

photo by Gloria Tatum Too many residents at Trestletree Village Apartments are having similar problems including sewage leaks, plumbing leaks, flooded apartments, mold, mildew, insect infestations, and electrical problems. Shane Johnson, the manager, is at the center of all the complaints and problems. Johnson ignores requests for repairs from tenants and instead of doing her … Continue reading Tenants Fight For Their Rights Against Abusive Management at Trestletree Village Apartments

Ratepayers Need A New Fearless Voice on the Public Service Commission

Democrat Daniel Blackman is challenging Incumbent Republican Lauren “Bubba” McDonald in a runoff election for Georgia Public Service Commission District 4 on January 5, 2021. McDonald received 49.91% of the vote, Blackman received 46.97% and Libertarian Nathan Wilson received 3.12%.  This runoff was originally scheduled for December 1st but was changed to January 5th due … Continue reading Ratepayers Need A New Fearless Voice on the Public Service Commission

Voters Decided – “Trump You’re Fired”

photo by Gloria Tatum On Saturday, November 7, 2020, millions of people in hundreds of cities throughout the nation rally to demand "Count All The Votes."  Voters push back against Trump's claim that he won, and his frivolous lawsuits to stop counting the votes. Voters are telling Trump that it is the voters who decide … Continue reading Voters Decided – “Trump You’re Fired”

City Audit Finds $2.1 Million in Loss Revenue From Illegal Tree Cutting

 Atlanta is known as "the city in the forest," but it may not be in a forest much longer if the city does not do a better job of enforcing the tree ordinance, especially all the illegal tree removals.   All the information discovered about the misuse of the Tree Trust Fund (TTF) started over a … Continue reading City Audit Finds $2.1 Million in Loss Revenue From Illegal Tree Cutting