January 13, 2012 -
At the request of the state's attorney general, a judge in Mississippi this week blocked outgoing Gov. Haley Barbour's release of 21 prisoners over concerns that proper public notice was not given.
January 12, 2012 -
2012 promises to be an interesting year for labor in the South, as states wrestle with the disaster wrought by anti-immigrant politics, the UAW targets the region's German auto factories, and Walmart polishes its public image.
January 5, 2012 -
Tea Party activists and conservatives are putting their hopes in the South Carolina primary to push the 2012 presidential race to the right. But the state may also be a symbol of the Tea Party's waning power.
December 31, 2011 -
In our final look at Facing South's top stories of 2011, a look at how we helped push North Carolina's secretive but influential conservative benefactor Art Pope into the national spotlight -- offering not only a revealing look at Pope's influence in N.C. but the role of Big Money influence in today's political landscape.
December 8, 2011 -
At a major conference in North Carolina next March, the Art Pope-funded Civitas Institute has invited a lead speaker best known for pushing a constitutional amendment making it easier for states to secede from the U.S.A.
December 6, 2011 -
With looming budget cuts threatening to dig into the military budget, politicians and pundits are warning of big job losses in defense jobs. But a new study finds that military spending isn't the best way to put people to work.
December 2, 2011 -
The North Carolina Association of Educators has called for shoppers to boycott stores owned by Raleigh multimillionaire and conservative operative Art Pope for his "anti-public education" policies.
November 29, 2011 -
In two of the country's biggest and most influential political states, battles over how communities will be represented in new state and Congressional districts have escalated -- and may not be resolved in time for next year's primaries.