Want to make America great again? The answer lies not with Drumpf, not with Clinton’s status quo, but with what you’ll learn in Michael Moore’s latest award-winning documentary. Lesson One: Love your neighbor. Lesson Two: If you think the land of guns, greed, and Kardashians is the greatest country in the world, you don’t know much.
Brave New Films is at it again. The activist progressive media effort, known for promoting progressive changes and amplifying voices and views generally ignored by mainstream media, is turning its lens toward Flint, Mich., and the country’s looming clean water crisis. Potentially thousands of people — many of them children — could be affected negatively for the rest […]
We at GDPR Nashville are gobsmacked by the reaction we received to our broadcasts of Sen. Bernie Sanders‘ Nov. 19 address to students at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. The emails that came in response have raised our spirits by leaps and bounds. And the numbers of listeners to Bernie’s master class in democracy was […]
Sitting and working in a Nashville Starbucks, I am completely distraught. Yesterday, despite pleas from pacifists, justice seekers, Susan Sarandon, Sr. Helen Prejean, and even the freaking Pope, Georgia murdered Kelly Gissendaner, the first woman to experience state-sanctioned killing in the state in 70 years. Gissendaner was sentenced to die after her conviction for masterminding the […]
National People’s Action is calling on progressives to stand up for women, children, and families suffering in US immigration detention. From NPA’s action alert: After 100 miles and eight days of walking, 100 immigrant women and their families just arrived in Washington, DC, to send a message to Pope Francis during his visit: We must […]
A groundbreaking class action motion filed Tuesday in the Davidson County General Sessions Court could allow more than 100,000 Metro residents to get a fresh start in life. Nashville attorney Daniel A. Horwitz, in the first such move in the nation, filed a proposal to perform a mass expungement of citizens’ criminal cases that did […]
The next few days should be exciting ones for local liberals and Music City’s peace-and-love set. We have the continued visit of the Nuns on the Bus, the usual prog meetups and activist meetings, bilingual family fun courtesy of Workers’ Dignity, and a big weekend dose of African art and culture. (And don’t forget: Peace […]
Two weeks is better than nothing. Oklahoma’s planned state-sanctioned killing of Richard Glossip will not happen today. A state appellate court announced a two-week delay to allow a review of new evidence that could prove the death row inmate’s innocence. Democracy Now reports Glossip’s lawyers filed an emergency request yesterday afternoon, and a stay was […]