Alabama

The Fight to Restrict Abortion Could Cost Republicans The 2020 Election

The Fight to Restrict Abortion Could Cost Republicans the 2020 Election

June 14, 2019

As conservatives restrict abortion access state by state, women have begun to win political offices and even challenge President Trump for the highest office in the country. A discussion with feminist icon Katherine Spillar co-founder of Ms. Magazine and Executive Director of the Feminist Majority

Last Slave Ship Found on Alabama Coast Validates Descendants' Stories

Last Slave Ship Found on Alabama Coast Validates Descendants’ Stories

May 30, 2019

The slave trade was abolished in 1808, but this ship, the Clotilda, sailed in 1860 and was sunk by its owner once he won his bet and sold his human cargo. Historian Sylviane Diouf discusses the discovery

New Abortion Laws 'Go Against Common Sense'

New Abortion Laws ‘Go Against Common Sense’

May 19, 2019

Conservatives have launched a new attack on abortion rights, which go against both medical science and common sense, says Anoa Changa, but the point is to bring the issue to the new conservative Supreme Court majority

Jones Wins, Bannon Loses in Alabama Special Election

December 13, 2017

Despite Far-Right former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon’s efforts to resurrect Roy Moore, Democrat Doug Jones pulled off a major upset in the Alabama U.S. Senate race

Climate Change

November 3, 2016
Photo Credit: Joe Brusky, flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/29485116115)

Economics, the Environment and Our Common Wealth

January 27, 2014
Scott Smith: With an aging infrastructure and a dramatic increase in transport volume, oil spills will become more common

Are Contractors Responsible for Oil Spill Clean-Up Profiting from Negligence? pt2

December 5, 2013

Scott Smith: Oil spill contractors deliberately avoid using proper clean-up technology, thereby exacerbating oil spill disasters in order to profit

Katrina and New Orleans

August 27, 2013
Greg Palast: MLK’s ‘Dream’ drowned in Hurricane Katrina

2012 Undocubus National Tour Highlights Plight Of Undocumented Immigrants

June 24, 2013

Pt 1. In 2012, undocumented immigrants toured country on Undocubus, used civil disobedience campaign to mobilize support for just immigration reform

Organizing the poor

June 17, 2013
Hundreds arrested opposing Republican controlled legislature’s ‘barbaric’ attacks on North Carolina’s most vulnerable populations