Stellar Panelists discussed the legacy of journalist Gene Patterson September 2, 2017 at the Decatur Book Festival panel titled “What Would Gene Patterson Say Now?” Former United Nations Ambassador Andrew … Continue reading VIDEO. Journalism in the Civil Rights Era and Today: Gene Patterson’s Legacy Discussed by Ambassador Andrew Young and Journalists Klibanoff, Clark, and Raines at the Decatur Book Festival
Unheard-of floods have been devastating Houston and coastal areas of Texas for the past few days. On the other side of the world in Bangledesh more than a hundred people … Continue reading Watch Video of Al Gore’s Message About Climate Change–It Couldn’t Be More Timely!
On Saturday evening participants in the Netroots Nation 2017 and others participated in a protest march against the act of white terror in Charlottesville, VA earlier Saturday August 12, 2017 … Continue reading Atlanta Protestors Marched on August 12th Against White Terrorist Violence in Charlottesville Earlier Saturday
Hate groups, NeoNazi and other white supremacy groups like the KKK should be illegal. Groups based on white hate pose a terroristic threat to African Americans–whether those threats are acted … Continue reading White Hate/Terror/Supremacist Groups Should Be Illegal in the U.S.–They’ve Been Illegal for Decades In Other Countries!
It is a fact that most U.S. presidents (other than President Carter) have not used diplomatic negotiation–but instead have mostly used threats. For a list of examples with footnotes see … Continue reading War and Threats Do Not Create Real Change–Diplomatic Negotiation Does!
My Dad served in the Korean War. He rarely talked about it. I remember once he proudly showed me a photograph of his ship. He pointed out some of his … Continue reading Do Our Children Deserve Peace?
Wind and Solar Energy Create Many Many More Jobs–and Energy Independence! Renewable Energy Supports Democracy. Wind and Solar Can Be Individually and Locally Owned, Controlled, and Maintained. Sunshine and … Continue reading Climate Change: The Road Ahead–The Time is NOW!
The costs of war are many: –Human lives–civilians and soldiers–ours and theirs –Monetary Costs –Destruction of cities, towns, and entire infrastructures: hospitals, schools, businesses, roads, bridges, airports, neighborhoods, homes, … Continue reading The Costs of War
It’s mind blowing to think that if the United States had continued investing in and subsidizing research and development into solar energy as President Carter began to back in the 1970s –many of … Continue reading Are Fossil Fuels Worth Killing and Dying For?
Solar and wind are now becoming cheaper than oil, gas, coal, and nuclear! Solar and wind provide the opportunity for individuals and the U.S. as a country to be energy … Continue reading Compare Energy Costs–Clean vs. Dirty
Fracking and pipelines for fracked oil or gas have become problematic for many communities because of health and safety issues and lost property. Our wildlife, bodies of water, drinking water, … Continue reading The Dangers of Fracking
So in this picture, the ice cream is the part that corporate America gets under “trickle down economics” and the drips on the cone are what 99 percent of the … Continue reading Why Trickle Down Economics Doesn’t Work