Global warming will increase poverty in the southern US, a new study says

New study “estimates that southern areas of the US, many of which are already poor, could face a 20 [%] decline in economic activity if carbon emissions continue unabated…”

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Why It’s So Hard to Get Ahead in the South

Alana Semuels reports racial segregation, poverty, income inequality, a high degree of single mothers, and low social capital are key factors affecting economic mobility.

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Tusculum College “Bonner Leaders” Learn Human Rights Basics

On January 9, Turn South Director Rachel Fowler served as featured speaker for the Tusculum College Bonner Leader Program’s first session of the 2017 spring semester.

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Turn South Presents at 2016 CHRONIC Gathering

Turn South Project Director Rachel Fowler presented at the third annual Carolina Human Rights Organizing Conference (CHRONIC) held in Asheville, NC on October 21-23, 2016.

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Carol Anderson: Donald Trump Is the Result of White Rage, Not Economic Anxiety

Anderson writes “Barack Obama’s election — and its powerful symbolism of black advancement — was the major trigger for the policy backlash that led to Donald Trump…”

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Changes strengthen education rights for homeless children

NLCHP releases resource that provides answers to questions on the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act and the education rights of children and youth in homeless situations. https://www.nlchp.org/documents/McKinney-Vento_FAQs

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