November 3, 2014 -
Hedge fund investor Tom Steyer's entrance into politics this election cycle may have revived the environment movement as a political force. But Steyer and Co. are still playing small ball in a big money game -- a story that got lost in the blitz of media coverage.
October 7, 2014 -
The countdown is on ... and Facing South needs your support today to continue watchdogging the money and the vote.
July 10, 2014 -
The number of full-time reporters covering state politics for newspapers has declined significantly over the past decade, even as more critical policy decisions are falling to the states. Southern states have an especially dramatic imbalance between the number of reporters and the residents they serve.
June 26, 2014 -
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory gave a radio interview last week in which he made a number of misleading claims about coal ash and his administration's response to Duke Energy's toxic pollution. With the issue still at the top of the legislature's agenda, we examine those claims and set the record straight.
December 12, 2013 -
The press shouldn't obscure the fact that conservative hardliners like U.S. Senators Strom Thurmond of South Carolina and Jesse Helms of North Carolina opposed the Anti-Apartheid Act of 1986 that called for economic sanctions against the racist apartheid regime.
April 11, 2013 -
A satirical TV ad accusing Exxon Mobil of hating children won't be airing after station managers received a cease-and-desist memo from the company, which is under fire for its pipeline spill in Mayflower, Ark.
January 11, 2013 -
With new data out showing that 2012 was the warmest year on record for the contiguous United States, and with costs mounting due to droughts and other climate-related disasters, will political leaders finally take action to address the problem?