October 2, 2012 -
A citizen lawsuit under the Clean Air Act seeks to force the Environmental Protection Agency to impose stricter limits on hazardous air pollution from oil refineries, which has been linked to cancer and other serious health problems.
August 2, 2012 -
In the spotlight over its advocacy against same-sex marriage, the Georgia-based fast-food chain has also faced at least a dozen employment discrimination lawsuits over the years -- including one from a Muslim fired after refusing to pray to Jesus, and another from a longtime manager terminated because her boss thought she should be a stay-at-home mom.
June 11, 2012 -
Trayvon Martin's is far from the only shooting in which the controversial law has been at issue, as shown by other incidents in places including Texas, Louisiana and Florida.
March 22, 2012 -
As President Obama pushes to speed construction of the southern tier of a controversial oil pipeline leading to refineries on the Texas Gulf Coast, nearby residents speak out against worsening the disproportionate toxic burden they already bear.
May 12, 2006 -
Here's a gem I just ran across from the latest Harper's magazine (which, by the way, just won twice at the National Magazine Awards -- congrats!).
May 8, 2006 -
The Drudge Report (which has every reason to celebrate the demise of print journalism, for several reasons) is listing the latest circulation figures for the top 20 newspapers, and the 6-month trend lines don't look too good.
September 1, 1974 -
This article originally appeared in Southern Exposure Vol. 2 No. 2/3, "Our Promised Land." Find more from that issue here.