May 5, 2017 -
In a live broadcast from North Carolina, Facing South Publisher Chris Kromm talked with Amy Goodman about the South's growing clout in the Trump era and why the state is ground zero for battles over voting rights and democracy.
May 4, 2016 -
Democrats plan to use Donald Trump's divisive statements to help boost turnout in the 2016 elections and help candidates in down-ballot races. Will it work?
April 29, 2016 -
The HB2 boycott is disrupting business as usual and changing the political debate in the state, just as boycotts should. What will it take for the campaign to succeed in the long run?
March 18, 2016 -
In the wake of this week's primaries, North Carolina is the only Southern state where Democrats have reached near-parity in voter turnout with Republicans — and it happened amid widespread troubles at the polls due to confusion over the state's restrictive new voting laws.
March 4, 2016 -
Voter turnout for the South's 2016 Democratic primaries so far is 45 percent lower than it was in the party's last competitive presidential primary in 2008 — but turnout for Republicans has jumped dramatically over the same period.
February 19, 2016 -
The string of Southern primaries that kicks off this weekend in South Carolina gives voters in the region a unique opportunity to shape the 2016 election and reflects Southern states' growing influence over national politics.
February 5, 2016 -
Organized labor has made surprising gains in a region where unions face some of their toughest obstacles, new federal data shows. But defending workers' advances in the South's hostile political climate will require a long-term organizing commitment.