Ross Webb

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The New “Culture of Poverty”

McDowell County, West Virginia, is one of the sacrifice zones of American life. The poorest county in one of the poorest states in the country, it’s …

Inside Alabama’s Auto Jobs Boom: Cheap Wages, Little Training, Crushed Limbs

Regina Elsea was a year old in 1997 when the first vehicle rolled off the Mercedes-Benz assembly line near Tuscaloosa. That gleaming M-Class SUV was …

A Bad Day for the Environment, with Many More to Come

Tuesday began with news that the Trump Administration had imposed a comprehensive gag order on employees of the Environmental Protection Agency. According to a leaked memo, “no press releases,” “no blog messages,” and “no social media will be going out,” and “no new content can be placed on any …

National Parks

In 1971, the People Didn’t Just March on Washington — They Shut It Down

<i>L. A. Kauffman</i> | Direct Action: Protest and the Reinvention of American Radicalism | <i>Verso Books</i> | <i>February 2017</i> | <i>33 minutes (8,883 words)</i><p><i>Below is an</i> …

Rights & Freedoms