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

Atlanta Youth Demand Climate Action Now

by Gloria Tatum Most politicians are doing nothing about the climate crisis, while others like President Trump and his Republican allies in Congress are climate deniers. So children are forced to lead the way because our institutions and governments have failed them.  Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg started school walkouts to raise awareness of the climate … Continue reading Atlanta Youth Demand Climate Action Now

White Supremacists Rally For Trump in Dahlonega

by Gloria Tatum Dahlonega, home of the 1829 gold rush, is a beautiful city nestled in the Blue Ridge mountains, with warm friendly people who welcome visitors with Southern hospitality.  But underneath this idealistic surface, there lurks a toxic virus, dormant for years, that recently has been brought back to life by President Trump's racist … Continue reading White Supremacists Rally For Trump in Dahlonega

The Amazon is on Fire and the Planet is getting Hotter

by Gloria Tatum The Amazon Rainforest, the world's largest tropical forest, is on fire and the whole world will suffer the climate consequences.   This has created concern and fear around the world because the Amazon Rainforest is known as the "lungs of the world." Unfortunately, Brazil is not the only country on fire. Africa, … Continue reading The Amazon is on Fire and the Planet is getting Hotter

Women’s Reproductive Freedom Is Under Attack

written by Gloria Tatum State Rep. Ed Setzler (R-Acworth) and his Republican allies under the Gold Dome passed HB 481, an oppressive abortion ban that gives fertilized eggs personhood status with legal rights and takes reproductive rights away from women.   http://www.legis.ga.gov/Legislation/20192020/187013.pdf This gang of misogynous politicians wants to take women back to the good old … Continue reading Women’s Reproductive Freedom Is Under Attack

Democratic Socialists of America Holds National Convention in Atlanta

by Gloria Tatum On August 2 - 4, 2019, over one thousand Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) delegates from across the country came to Atlanta for their annual national convention.   They established priorities for the next two years to include Ecosocialist Green New Deal, Medicare for All, National Electoral Strategy, Labor, Childcare, Housing, Decarceration, Housing … Continue reading Democratic Socialists of America Holds National Convention in Atlanta

White Supremacist Kills 22 in El Paso Parroting Trump’s Racist Rants

By Gloria Tatum The mass murder of 22 people in El Paso, Texas and 9 in Dayton, Ohio have left the nation shaken and afraid that Trump's racist hate speech will continue to embolden white supremacists to kill more immigrants, people of color and anyone considered an enemy of Trump. Patrick Crusius, 21, posted a … Continue reading White Supremacist Kills 22 in El Paso Parroting Trump’s Racist Rants