From “Black and White: Disrupting Racism One Friendship At A Time” by Teesha Hadra and John Hambrick Fast-forward several years to my second job. I was (and am) on staff at Buckhead Church, the urban campus of North Point Ministries. Fairly early in my tenure here, two black men, who have since become my friends, …
An Energy Department program designed to create jobs and manufacturing in communities reliant on fossil fuels is backing projects in West Virginia, Colorado and elsewhere. A free article from the New York Times
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A dangerous guy… https://www.texastribune.org/2023/11/03/david-barton-mike-johnson-texas-church-state-christianity/
The mix of religion, power, money and influence around Nashville and its suburbs makes it fertile ground for a Southern evangelical take on Christian nationalism.
“Hawaii constitutes an unusually crisp comparison between for-profit and nonprofit utilities: all the islands besides Kauai get power from investor-owned, for-profit Hawaiian Electric and its subsidiaries. Hawaiian Electric serves 95% of Hawaii’s population to KIUC’s 5%, but they operate in similar climates, across similar terrain and within the same state policy regime. Average retail electricity …
By Patricia Raybon Ibrahim Songne, at age 12, immigrated to Italy from West Africa, not knowing Italian, fighting a stutter, and facing anti-immigrant putdowns. Determined to overcome, he later opened a pizza shop, winning over naysayers with a pizza cafe that, in 2022, was listed among the Top 50 pizzerias in the world! https://odb.org/2023/11/06/persistent-pizza
Distinct from “voter fraud,” which is almost non-existent in the United States, election manipulation includes election procedures that make it harder to vote or that reduce the opposing party’s representation. These maneuvers have become more common and extreme in recent years—but only in some states. Vanessa Williamson outlines which states have experienced democratic erosion and …
There’s essentially no clean hydrogen produced in the U.S. today, but developers are hustling to build projects to supply low-carbon steel, cement and chemicals. https://www.canarymedia.com/articles/hydrogen/we-need-green-hydrogen-to-clean-up-heavy-industry-whos-making-it
One-third of white evangelical Protestants support the idea, significantly more than any other religious group.
From “Reparations: A Christian Call for Repentance and Repair” by Duke L. Kwon and Gregory Thompson A fourth concern is whether, by talking about White supremacy and employing the racialized language of “White” and “Black,” we are perpetuating racial divisions in our communities and obstructing the type of healing to which we aspire. This concern …
By Guthrie Graves-Fitzsimmons https://www.msnbc.com/opinion/msnbc-opinion/mike-johnson-lgbtq-rcna122550