January 5, 2007 -
My post earlier today, linking the strange fascination with Saddam's hanging to our country's out-of-step embrace of death sentences, especially in Texas, has turned out to be sadly salient:
December 21, 2006 -
A big THANK YOU to the dozens of people who have contributed to the Institute's end-of-year fundraising drive. We're well on our way to our $15,000 goal. Keep those tax-deductible contributions coming and support a powerful voice for the progressive South!
December 18, 2006 -
Thirteen years ago this month, I was in New York City finishing journalism graduate school and wrapping up an internship at an alternative news weekly when I made a decision that some of my classmates and colleagues found shocking. I was moving to the South.
December 11, 2006 -
The U.S.'s troubled relationship with Cuba took another turn this weekend, with revelations that Florida congresswoman Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R) would "welcome" the assassination of Cuban leader Fidel Castro. According to the Miami Herald:
November 27, 2006 -
In our celebrity-drenched culture, it's nice to find places that honor the extraordinary work done by ordinary people for change.
November 10, 2006 -
Dear Facing South readers: Over the last two days, Facing South experienced some "technical difficulties," which seem to have been sorted out. We've been hard at work -- look below for some of the post-election coverage we've been working on. Thanks for sticking with us! -- The Management
November 8, 2006 -
Famous North Carolina blogger and Institute board member Pam Spaulding of Pam's House Blend is blogging with with representatives of 30 of the top blogs at the CNN E-lection Blogger