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

Gentrification, Eminent Domain, and Evictions Plagues Black Neighborhoods in Atlanta

Seven years ago a tent city sprung up at Turner Field to expose and say "NO" to the ongoing gentrification of Black neighborhoods, and the predatory use of eminent domain to steal Black people's homes who refuse to sell.    At age 91, Ms. Mattie Jackson fought City Hall and  Mayor Kasim Reed 's attempts to … Continue reading Gentrification, Eminent Domain, and Evictions Plagues Black Neighborhoods in Atlanta

The Pandemic, the Movement, and the Awakening

Three very different events are all happening in the world today:  A global pandemic that is killing people, a movement for racial justice in the United States, and a spiritual awakening by indigenous cultures.  How all this interconnects and plays out no one knows.  THE GLOBAL PANDEMIC   Scientists have been warning about a coming … Continue reading The Pandemic, the Movement, and the Awakening

Fauci: “No End in Sight” for COVID-19

by Charles Bankhead, Senior Editor, MedPage Today July 20, 2020 As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on with "essentially no end in sight," the clinical and epidemiologic toll has provided a grim reminder of how unpredictable and potentially dangerous coronavirus infections can be, according to Anthony Fauci, MD, director of the National Institute of Allergy and … Continue reading Fauci: “No End in Sight” for COVID-19

White Republicans Don’t Reflect Georgia’s Diversity on the PSC

The Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) consists of five white Republicans elected at-large by all Georgians.  They live in and serve five different districts in Georgia but are not elected just by voters who are from those districts. A lawsuit challenging the at-large method of electing members of the PSC hopes to put more diversity … Continue reading White Republicans Don’t Reflect Georgia’s Diversity on the PSC