The Poor People’s Campaign for a Moral and Economic Agenda

photo by Gloria Tatum........ March 15, 2021, was the 14th straight day that different groups, religious leaders, students, and advocates have stood outside the Georgia State Capitol to protest SB 241 and its companion bill HB 531. Two of the worst voter suppression bills in the nation based on far-right conspiracy theories and Donald Trump's … Continue reading The Poor People’s Campaign for a Moral and Economic Agenda

The New Jim Crow Party Declares War on Voting Rights and Democracy

photo by Gloria Tatum........ White supremacy is alive and well under the Gold Dome in Georgia, as Republicans use Trump's "Big Lie" that the 2020 election was stolen to pass voter suppression bills. Under Trump's false flag of voter fraud, the GOP attempts to fix this imaginary problem by making it harder for people of … Continue reading The New Jim Crow Party Declares War on Voting Rights and Democracy

Atlanta’s New Tree Ordinance is a Tree Removal Ordinance

photo by Gloria Tatum - crews cutting down a 300-year-old champion white oak in 2015- no tree is safe.... The City of Atlanta's latest revision of the Tree Protection Ordinance (TPO) is that in name only and was overwhelmingly rejected by the tree community and the public at a 2/17/21 City Council meeting. The Atlanta … Continue reading Atlanta’s New Tree Ordinance is a Tree Removal Ordinance

Is the GOP Diverse Enough to Win Without Voter Suppression?

photo by Gloria Tatum..... By Gloria Tatum with additional reporting by Stephen Wing…….. Georgia turned Blue last year thanks in large part to former Georgia House Minority Leader, Stacey Abrams, who was able to register enough Blacks, Latinos, and young citizens to overcome former Secretary of State (SOS) Brian Kemp's long history of voter suppression … Continue reading Is the GOP Diverse Enough to Win Without Voter Suppression?

Free Reality Winner

Reality Winner, a contractor with the National Security Agency (NSA) turned whistleblower, has been in prison since 2017 for releasing information about Russian interference in the 2016 election.   Winner leaked classified information to the The Intercept to warn the country of Russian hacks into our election system and possible manipulation of election results.   The classified … Continue reading Free Reality Winner

The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons

photo from Nuclear Watch South Facebook......... by Gloria Tatum with Glenn Carroll.......... The Treaty on the Prohibition Of Nuclear Weapons a/k/a the Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty, was adopted by the United Nations in 2017. Fifty-one countries have ratified the treaty, so far, and on January 22, 2021, it became international law with the goal of … Continue reading The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons

After 400 Years It’s Still About Racism and Maintaining White Power

"If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed," Adolf Hitler...... The election of Donald Trump as President of the United States of America on November 3, 2016, and the attack on the Capitol on January 6, 2021, are both about maintaining white power and privilege in America … Continue reading After 400 Years It’s Still About Racism and Maintaining White Power

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