Mountain Area Information Network


MAIN's mission is to provide media advocacy, information services and connectivity to underserved and progressive populations.

Community news posts provided 7-5 to 7-11 by Patricia Furnish, board member

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7/06 - NEW Milk as staple of Western diet a recent and orchestrated phenemenon
7/06 - NEW U.S. companies that claim overseas addresses to avoid taxes might compete for government contracts
7/06 - NEW Slow death of Colorado River symbol of larger water crisis and mismanagement in CA
7/06 - NEW Life on Rikers Island: violence, boredom and vigilance for inmates and workers
7/05 - 'Spockumentary' in the works by Nimoy's son
7/05 - Native peoples find others 'playing Indian' an all-too-common spectacle
7/05 - Tiny house movement in Charlotte restrained by zoning laws
7/05 - Solar-powered plane finishes another leg of voyage around the world
7/04 - Vote in Greece is referendum on neoconservative economics
7/04 - Clinton tells wealthy donors she'll be a better friend to Israel than Obama
7/04 - Amazing levels of ignorance about slavery persist in US
7/04 - Nervous super-rich are already planning secret hide-aways
7/03 - NC Democrats losing on social media opportunities
7/03 - Problems in Greece highlight structural problems in Eurozone
7/03 - BP to pay largest fine in US history for Gulf oil spill
7/03 - Equal protection protests lead to arrests at NC legislature
7/02 - People believe myths about the Civil War because textbooks are wrong
7/02 - Donald Trump is now Republican Party's front-runner, at least in some polls
7/02 - NC legislature seeks review to lax coastal environmental rules
7/02 - Sixth shark attack in three weeks along NC coast
7/01 - Crowds light up as marijuana becomes legal in Oregon
7/01 - DENR opposes bill that would overhaul environmental regulations
7/01 - Another Black church burns in the South; this one was burned 20 years ago by the Klan
7/01 - Forty-one percent of US citizens believe humans and dinosaurs co-existed
6/30 - Rally protests teacher assistant cuts, to be largest layoffs in NC history
6/30 - Obama to expand overtime pay for millions of workers
6/30 - Crowd confronts Duke Energy spokesman in Charlotte about tainted wells
6/30 - Carlos Slim scraps projects with Trump Organization after Trump's comments on immigrants
6/29 - Franklin Graham: US is tempting God's judgment with gay marriage ruling
6/29 - NC state budget proposes ending driver's education requirement
6/29 - Supreme Court ruling could affect redistricting policies
6/29 - Utah Republicans draft bill to get rid of all marriages so the state won't have to perform gay ones
6/28 - Wall Street is betting NC residents will pay for coal ash cleanup
6/28 - Why aren't the poor angrier about inequality?
6/28 - Dale Earnhardt Jr. says Confederate flag is offensive, should be taken down
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