Kings Bay Plowshares 7 Found Guilty On All Charges

Friday, October 25, 2019, was the end of a week-long trial in Brunswick, Georgia for the Kings Bay Plowshares 7 (KBP7) for breaking into the Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base where each Trident submarines is capable of carrying 20 D5 first-strike nuclear weapons with enough explosive power to destroy the human race many times over … Continue reading Kings Bay Plowshares 7 Found Guilty On All Charges

Robert Olsen’s Verdict Angers Anthony Hill’s Supporters

After four years, former DeKalb County police officer, Robert Olsen was found guilty, but not for the felony murder of Anthony Hill.    Olsen shot and killed Hill, an African/American Afghanistan veteran, who was unarmed, necked, and having a mental health crisis in 2015.   Olsen was found guilty of aggravated assault, making a false statement, … Continue reading Robert Olsen’s Verdict Angers Anthony Hill’s Supporters

The Demand for “No Tech 4 ICE” Grows Louder Nationwide

Atlanta, Friday, October 11, 2019 .....A diverse group representing families and youth participated in a National Day of Action to "Close the Concentration Camps" and to call for Amazon to cut ties with Palantir.   Palantir is a private data-mining firm co-founded by Trump adviser Peter Thiel. Their products are used by Immigration and Customs Enforcement … Continue reading The Demand for “No Tech 4 ICE” Grows Louder Nationwide

U.S. Police Are Being Trained by Israel – And Communities of Color Are Paying the Price

This insightful article was published by the Progressive Magazine and written by Azadeh Shanhshahani, Legal & Advocacy Director with Project South and Ilise Benshushan Cohen, Co-Founder of Jewish Voice for Peace/Atlanta Chapter which I am sharing on my blog. In recent years, Georgia has experienced troubling trends in fatal police shootings.  These incidents nearly doubled … Continue reading U.S. Police Are Being Trained by Israel – And Communities of Color Are Paying the Price

Angry Electric Customers say No to Georgia Power’s Rate Hike

by Gloria Tatum Once again with their hand out, Georgia Power came to the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) to ask for more money and their electric customers are outraged.  Paul Bowers, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Georgia Power, requested $2.2 billion increase from the PSC to cover storm and hurricane damage, improve the electrical … Continue reading Angry Electric Customers say No to Georgia Power’s Rate Hike

Southeast Climate Strike and Rebellion

by Gloria Tatum On Friday, September 27th, Extinction Rebellion (XR) led hundreds of mostly young people to carry out a non-violent shut down of several streets in Atlanta to bring attention to the climate crisis and to expose our criminally negligent government for its inaction on the ecological crisis.     This event was part of a … Continue reading Southeast Climate Strike and Rebellion

Georgia International Law Enforcement Exchange Program

by Gloria Tatum Once upon a time long, long ago, in the city too busy to hate, police officers did not look like militarized soldiers going into war to fight a foreign enemy.  But those days are gone, since Dr. Robert Fiedmann, professor of Criminology at Georgia State University (GSU), founded the controversial Georgia International … Continue reading Georgia International Law Enforcement Exchange Program