Read more about the Fugees in the book Outcasts United.
Updated April 21, 2015: Call for papers for panel addressing this and related issues.
I was in Atlanta, Georgia yesterday lobbying against SB 129, a Religious Freedom Restoration Act which would license individuals and businesses to defy government regulation to discriminate against others. While lobbying, I ran into a paid lobbyist asking legislators to restrict use of the College Board’s Advanced Placement United States History Exam. When I requested information from her about the exam’s defects, she provided this document, which I scanned. SR 80 is Senate Resolution 80, which the Georgia Senate passed and which its House may pass any day. I don’t have time to discuss all the scary ramification of this document and the movement it represents, but I wanted to pass this on to others ASAP. Continue reading
Copy/modify the text below and send it to Governor Deal. This is a slight modification from a draft Frank Carl, President of the Central Savannah River Area Chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, wrote and submitted to the national organization for approval as a chapter statement. Continue reading
The Labor Forum is a weekly program produced and broadcasted by WRFG, a community radio station in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. If you miss the live broadcasts in Atlanta or streaming online, its latest episodes are podcasted. You can read show descriptions there. In addition, it has a Facebook page. Continue reading
Thursday, December 15 – 7pm at Manuel’s Tavern , 602 N. Highland Ave., NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
Greg Palast will talk about his new book Vultures’ Picnic: In Pursuit of Petroleum Pigs, Power Pirates and High-Finance Carnivores. Other books by Palast include The Best Democracy Money Can Buy and Armed Madhouse.
It is a WRFG Public Affairs event and a donation of $10 is requested to support the station.
Palast writes in the first chapter that $9 billion for two nuclear power plants was hide in an emergency funding bill for life-saving mine resistant ambush-protected vehicles for our troops. Nuclear Innovation of North America (NINA) ,formerly NRG Corp. of Houston, TX, beat out 20 other companies to win half the $9 billion in the war bill.
“Smoking gun” paperwork and more details on stories of corporate entities disregard for legal obligations to operate pipelines, nuclear power plants and oil drilling rigs in a safe manner- AND LYING ABOUT IT writes an Amazon reader.