Georgia

Stacey Abrams, Greg Palast review Georgia Purge list 2014 – Photo by Zach D Roberts

What We Must Do Now: Abrams, Georgia & Something Extraordinary

November 17, 2018

By Greg Palast / Truthout A week ago, I received a call from Stacey Abrams’ lead attorneys. Our investigative team had “gold,” as they put it, for litigating the election: Expert analysis proving 340,134 voters were wrongly purged by her opponent when he was Secretary of State. Plus, we had, on camera, victims of the purge, including the…

Vote Recount in Georgia and Florida Defined by Racism and Voter Suppression

Vote Recount in Georgia and Florida Defined by Racism and Voter Suppression

November 13, 2018

A new political movement is born in the South in the wake of Trump and Republicans’ efforts to stop vote recounts. Democracy is on trial

What Can Humanity Learn From The Great Law of Peace? (1/2)

Will Kemp Get Away With Suppressing Georgia’s Black Votes?

November 8, 2018

Georgia’s Republican Secretary of State, Brian Kemp, has declared victory in a heated gubernatorial race, but Democratic opponent Stacey Abrams is not conceding. Kemp purged tens of thousands of votes as part of a crackdown that adversely impacted black voters. We speak to attorney, activist Anoa Changa and investigative journalist Greg Palast.

Rahiem Shabazz, wrongfully purged Georgia Voter | Photo by Zach D Roberts, Palast Investigative Fund

Purged Voters’ “Provisional” Ballots Could Decide Georgia Governor Race

November 6, 2018

By Greg Palast for Truthout [Macon, Georgia.] On Sunday, I watched President Donald Trump warn a rally in Macon, Georgia, that Stacey Abrams, running to become the first Black female governor in US history, “is one of the most extreme far left politicians in the entire country,”  adding, “you know that! You put Stacey in…

Is Georgia's GOP Governor Candidate Trying to Suppress the Black Vote?

Is Georgia’s GOP Governor Candidate Trying to Suppress the Black Vote?

October 16, 2018

Georgia’s neck-in-neck gubernatorial race is at the epicenter of the national fight against voter suppression. Brian Kemp — Georgia’s Secretary of State and its GOP gubernatorial candidate — has put more than 53,000 voter registration applications on hold, 70% of them black. It’s the latest voter suppression controversy for Kemp, whose opponent, Stacey Abrams has…

New Progressive Georgia County Commissioner Takes Oath on Malcolm X’s Autobiography

June 16, 2018

Georgia’s new Athens-Clarke County Commissioner Mariah Parker is a 26-year-old PhD student and rapper who took her oath of office on Malcolm X’s autobiography. She discusses how leftists can start transforming US politics at the local level, and how music can inform social justice

Democrats in Georgia Make History Nominating Stacey Abrams for Governor

May 24, 2018

As the first black woman to be nominated for governor by any major party, Stacey Abrams makes history. Now she needs critical support to win, says political analyst Anoa Changa

Nina Turner on Why Ossoff Lost in Georgia Special Election

June 21, 2017

Nina Turner and Paul Jay discuss the major funding by the Democratic Party in a race held in a Republican district with a median income of $84000

The People's Summit 2017

June 19, 2017
Richard Dien Winfield, a progressive philosophy professor, talks to Paul Jay about his platform and about exploring a run for Congress in Georgia

Should Ukraine and West Accept De Facto Crimea Joining Russia? (2/2)

March 18, 2014

Prof. Tarik Cyril Amar and Prof. Nicolai Petro say while the legalities of the Crimea referendum are dubious, the only way out of this crisis is to accept its results