July 12, 2007 -
Here's an interesting rumor from a local newspaper blog and their man in Nashville regarding Tennessee Republican Senator Lamar Alexander and Vanderbilt University that could have huge implications for the 2008 Senate elections if true.
July 11, 2007 -
Today former Democratic Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman was moved from an Atlanta penitentiary where he's been held since his federal sentencing two weeks ago on corruption charges to a new prison location that's not yet been undisclosed. Meanwhile, his case has gone to Washington.
July 10, 2007 -
OK, so we've seen the movie and we're sufficiently outraged and we're starting to talk about our broken health care system. What now? What can we actually do about it?
July 10, 2007 -
A courageous media voice in the Deep South passed last weekend.
July 4, 2007 -
It's another hot Independence Day down South -- and once again, for your holiday reading pleasure, Facing South shares two of our favorite pieces in celebration of July 4th:
July 3, 2007 -
The first thought that comes to mind regarding health care in France and the UK as portrayed in Sicko is "oh my God their income taxes must be outrageous!" Michael Moore artfully dodges this in the movie, focusing instead on the standard of living, disposable income, and the like.
June 28, 2007 -
The U.S. Social Forum -- this country's version of the World Social Forums of that have been gathering since 2001 -- kicked off yesterday here in Atlanta, bringing together over 10,000 activists, community leaders, scholars on others on the left from all 50 states and beyond. Facing South will be braving the Atlanta and heat covering the Social Forum into Saturday.