Gerrymandering? Really?

by Morgan Copeland, Census and Redistricting Fellow Recently, the Supreme Court ruled that partisan gerrymandering is allowed within the confines of the Constitution.  Gerrymandering, the practice of drawing obscure lines within congressional districts, to manipulate the political playground in favor of one party over another, has been a prominent political …

Department of Energy Proposes Relabeling High-Level Radioactive Waste By Sydney Pegues, Public Health Grassroots Organizing and Communications Intern

On January 9th, Georgia WAND submitted comments to the Department of Energy (DOE) regarding the DOE’s proposal to reclassify high-level radioactive waste as low-level waste. Georgia WAND’s comments are below: The Department of Energy is proposing reclassifying “high-level” radioactive waste left over from the production of nuclear weapons as “low-level” …

Buechel, Germany 2018 by Cee’ Cee’ Anderson

July, 8th-16th, 2019: International Action Camp at Buechel Nuclear Airbase; with some Go-Ins and other nonviolent actions This was going to be a trip of a life time! Several activists representing nuclear communities around the U.S. were invited by Anthony Donovan to come to an International Action Camp at Buechel Nuclear Airbase …

Diplomacy and Hypocrisy: on Trump and Putin’s meeting & more

Earlier this week, Putin and Trump met in Helsinki to discuss trade, military, and other matters of importance between the two countries. While many are focusing on the fact that Trump took a kind stance toward Putin–even putting Russia over U.S. intelligence officials’ word–it is true that this conversation was …

Transforming Leadership, Becky’s Reflections by Becky Rafter

I recently returned from the last of three week-long sessions as part of Rockwood’s Learning from the Inside Out Yearlong Fellowship. Our final gathering was in Minneapolis, MN, not far from Prince’s Paisley Park. Amid the string of terrible SCOTUS announcements, I kept my southern hope alive and had a life-changing adventure. …