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Mo Brooks is the four-term Republican incumbent for the 5th district of Alabama in the United States House of Representatives. Since his first election in 2010,  he has faced multiple challenges both from inside and outside his party but has fended them all off handily. …

The Iowa Caucus is the first of the presidential primary contests, making a win in the state highly sought after. The caucus will take place this evening. After months of relative stability, Bernie Sanders has begun to surge both in Iowa and nationally. In 3…

Guns and Socialism

Written by Jacob Morrison on January 27, 2020

An interview with an organizer from the Socialist Rifle Association The conversation around guns is a heated one in the United States.  It’s true that it hasn’t always been. In fact, until 2008, as a result of the Supreme Court ruling in DC v Keller,…

Mo Brooks is the five-term Republican incumbent for the 5th district of Alabama in the United States House of Representatives. Since his first election, he has faced multiple challenges both from inside and outside his party but has fended them all off fairly easily.  Chris…

The Republican Men’s Club of Huntsville hosts monthly breakfasts with speakers. This month, on the 16th of November, they had three candidates for the Republican nomination for US Senate in Alabama: Arnold Mooney, Roy Moore, and Jeff Sessions. During the 7 minutes allotted to speak,…

Black Lives Matter co-founder and director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance Alicia Garza is speaking in Huntsville Wednesday night. She is speaking at the University of Alabama in Huntsville in the Charger Union Theater as part of the kick-off event for the North Alabama…

Alabama State Representative Chris England (D-Tuscaloosa) has been elected chair of the Alabama Democratic Party. England received 104 votes, Isner 63, and Boyd 4 votes. England beat out Tabitha Isner and Will Boyd after Nancy Worley was voted out of her current position as chair…

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The Alabama State Supreme Court, late Friday afternoon, overruled a lower court decision to bar the meeting of the State Democratic Executive Committee (SDEC). The meeting on November 2 to elect a new leadership of the SDEC is on. This meeting was called on October…

The United Auto Workers (UAW) ended its ~6-week strike against General Motors (GM) last week. It was the longest automotive strike in 50 years. It was, at the time, the latest in a strike wave that started with the teacher strikes several years ago. I…

Editorial Note: The November 2, 2019 SDEC meeting has not been canceled, contrary to a statement in this article, and all SDEC members should attend. This meeting is backed by the DNC and will operate under the bylaws approved at the October 5, 2019 SDEC…