Bomb Trains: Oil-by-Rail Rises Once Again as Safety Rules Disappear

Get ready a crude awakning as energy companies get the regs relaxed to ship oil by rail (bomb trains) almost everywhere. While a second oil-by-rail boom is well underway in North America, both the U.S. and Canada are taking steps that ignore or undermine… Continue Reading →

Democrats Only Defend Peoples Rights When They’re Not In Power

Corporate Democrats don’t defend people’s rights when they are in power, but with Trump in the White House the Democrats now “pretend to care so deeply about racism and patriarchy,” said Crystal Fleming, Associate Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies… Continue Reading →

How Thirsty and Stupid Do Stacey Abrams, Lucy McBath, and Most Progressive Democrat Congressional Candidates Think We Are?

The midterm elections are a week away and I can’t find anybody worth voting for. I live in Georgia, the 6th congressional district, where Stacey Abrams is the Democrat running for governor, and Lucy McBath is the Democrat congressional candidate. McBath is running four… Continue Reading →

What the Latest Bipartisan Prison Reform Gets Wrong and Why It Matters

Georgia was one of the first places in the US, at the beginning of Governor Deal’s administration, to embrace what has come to be know as “bipartisan prison reform.”  In the Obama and now the Trump administration, it’s gone national…. Continue Reading →

Maynard Jackson Netflix Movie Muddles Black Politics, Mangles Black History

For a politician’s biography, the Sam Pollard documentary currently available on Netflix, which recounts the life and career of Maynard Jackson, the first of Atlanta’s six consecutive black mayors, is remarkably free of politics. But when you think about it, this should… Continue Reading →

Hip Hop Forges Black and Native American Solidarity

Kyle Mays, who teaches at the African American Studies Department and the Native American Center at UCLA, says Hip Hop “builds solidarity between the two communities,” which share a complex history of slavery, displacement and state violence. Mays is author… Continue Reading →

US-Funded Neo-Nazis in Ukraine Mentor US White Supremacists

Short-sighted U.S. foreign policy that backs jihadists in the Middle East and neo-Nazis in Ukraine is once again blowing back on the United States, as Max Blumenthal explains. FBI: Azov Battalion Trained Rise Above Movement By Max Blumenthal Last month,… Continue Reading →

Black Milwaukee: What Happens When Democrats Abuse Their Base

Milwaukee WI leads the nation’s cities in the percentage of African Americans it incarcerates. Although the city votes reliably Democratic in every election, voter turnout for the 2016 was far lower than expected.  This Is Hell’s Chuck Mertz interviews Malaika… Continue Reading →

Trump Threatens to Shoot Migrants Fleeing US-Fueled Violence and Instability

November 4, 2018 While Donald Trump deploys troops to the Mexico border and orders them to shoot immigrants who throw rocks, many people in this migrant caravan in fact already fled US government-fueled violence in Central America. Eduardo García discusses… Continue Reading →

Midterm Results: the War Party Rules

There is no doubt who won the midterm elections: the War Party, which for generations has been virtually unopposed in the US. “Democrats gave a wink and a nod to the military industrial complex by remaining silent on the question… Continue Reading →

Election Clearly Stolen from Georgia Voters

Greens welcome Abrams stand for election integrity, concerned for scope Green candidate documents cronyism in Kemp’s mismanagement of Georgia elections “This election was clearly stolen from the Georgia voters, in a campaign of a thousand cuts and involving at least… Continue Reading →

Ballot Questions 2018: Corporate Welfare, Significant Cost to Georgia Taxpayers

Please help us spread the word.  You can print the Summary of the Georgia Green Party’s Recommendations on the 2018 Ballot Questions front and back, then cut them in half to get two leaflets per sheet you print. The democratic… Continue Reading →

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