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Matthew Cardinale is Editor of Atlanta Progressive News. He has written previously for the Sun-Sentinel Newspaper, Shelterforce Magazine, The Advocate Magazine, The San Francisco Bay View, and the Berkeley Daily Planet Newspaper. He has also written for numerous online publications including OpEdNews, BuzzFlash, CommonDreams, AlterNet, RawStory, and TruthOut.
(APN) 3 US Reps Support Cheney Impeachment
(APN) ATLANTA H Res 333, the bill introducing Articles of Impeachment against Vice President of the United States Dick Cheney, now has two co-sponsors, for a total of 3 current total supporters, including sponsor US Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH), Atlanta Progressive News has learned.
Sunday, April 22, 2007(1 comments)
(APN) Residents Take Over Public Housing Meeting at Atlanta City Hall
(APN) ATLANTA The tables are starting to turn, as 200 public housing residents actually took over the Atlanta Housing Authority Fiscal Year 2008 Moving to Work Annual Plan Public Hearing held at Atlanta City Hall to discuss the planned demolitions of all Atlanta public housing.
Wednesday, April 4, 2007
EXCLUSIVE: US FY08 Budget Funds Iraq Occuption into 2009
(APN) ATLANTA The US House's Federal Budget for Fiscal Year 2008 also projects $50 billion of spending in 2009 on "Overseas Deployments and Other Activities," primarily for use in Iraq, Atlanta Progressive News has learned.
Thursday, March 15, 2007(2 comments)
Gonzales Nixed Inquiry into Own Conduct at DOJ, Democrats Furious
(APN) ATLANTA At least four Members of US Congress and four US Senators today raised concerns about a breaking report in the National Journal that US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales appears to have known he was going to be negatively implicated in a review at the US Department of Justice's (USDOJ) OPR when he advised President Bush regarding the review. The review was later squashed when Bush denied security clearances.
Georgia Fights Donzella James E-Voting Lawsuit
(APN) ATLANTA Georgia Secretary of State Cathy Cox's Office has challenged Donzella James's lawsuit regarding electronic voting in Georgia, Atlanta Progressive News (APN) has learned.
Sunday, November 19, 2006
US Rep. John Lewis's Hypocrisy Continues
(APN) ATLANTA It's now apparent US Congressman John Lewis's (D-GA) spokesperson was not being honest with Atlanta Progressive News (APN) when she said Lewis doesn't get involved in local races by supporting local candidates.
BREAKING: McKinney Pursuing Legal Challenges to Elections in Georgia
(APN) ATLANTA -- US Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-GA) is pursuing numerous legal avenues to challenge the so-called "results" of not only her recent Primary and Runoff Elections, but also the fundamental reality that the current E-voting system in Georgia does not provide us with "results" that are in any way meaningful.
Wednesday, July 19, 2006
Machine VOTE FLIPPING Claimed in McKinney Primary
(APN) ATLANTA -"You've got electronic voting machines. Many people called in and shared their concern. They pushed the button for Cynthia McKinney and Hank Johnson came up. It wasn't one time, it wasn't two times, it was many, many times," Karen Fitzpatrick, who has been monitoring elections for US Rep. McKinney's re-election campaign, told Atlanta Progressive News in an exclusive interview.
Lieutenant Governor Hopefuls Debate in Atlanta
(APN) All five Democratic Candidates for Lieutenant Governor spoke at a recent forum at the Druid Hills Presbyterian Church, on June 6, 2006, on topics such as education, transportation, immigration, and faith-based government programs.
Rumsfeld Protester Injured, Gives Insider Account
Protester Gloria Tatum, 62, was injured at a protest against Donald Rumsfeld, US Secretary of Defense, today, from when she was shouting at Rumsfeld, and has a bruise on her back, Tatum says. The noted local activist gave her first hand account of the heckling of Rummy to Atlanta Progressive News.
Tuesday, May 2, 2006
36 US Reps for Bush Impeachment Probe
36 US House Representatives have signed on as sponsors or co-sponsors of H. Res 635, which would create a Select Committee to look into the grounds for recommending President Bushs impeachment, Atlanta Progressive News has learned.
Saturday, April 29, 2006
Nickled and Dimed Play Debuts in Atlanta
Dozens of Atlantas leftists gathered for a preview of the stage version of Barbara Ehrenreichs book, Nickled and Dimed, this evening, which was preceded by a panel discussion at The Five Spot on the living wage crisis.
Thursday, April 20, 2006
Georgia at a Crossroads, State Rep. Orrock Says
Georgia is at a critical point, at a crossroads. We can go one of two ways. We can reverse the progress we made, that is a distinct possibility, Georgia State Rep. Nan Orrock (D), 62, told Atlanta Progressive News. Or we can create a new progressive future.
Progressive Eyes Harman Seat
Marcy Winograd was so shocked to see US Rep. Jane Harman (D-CA) enable President Bush's illegal wiretapping program, that she decided to run for her seat this November. But now, Winograd's grassroot campaign has been so successful, it has blocked the Democratic Party from pre-endorsing Harman, a six-term Congresswoman.
Thursday, March 16, 2006
32 US Reps Want Bush Impeachment Inquiry
32 US House Representatives have signed on as sponsors or co-sponsors of H. Res 635, which would create a Select Committee to look into the grounds for recommending President Bushs impeachment, Atlanta Progressive News has learned.
Friday, March 10, 2006
30 US Reps Want Bush Impeachment Probe
30 US Reps Have Signed H Res 635 calling for a select committee to investigate the grounds for Bush impeachment. They join 7 US cities and the Center for Constitutional Rights.
14 US Reps Want Bush Impeachment Probe
14 Members of the US House Now Cosponsoring Conyers's H Res 635 to Look Into Grounds for Bush's Impeachment. 2 Others Want Resignation, while Yet Another Wants Impeachment Over Wiretapping Specifically
ACLU Georgia Uncovers Pentagon Spying Files
ACLU Georgia releases documents related to the spying of the Pentagon and other agencies on peace protesters. They pertain to vegans with signs, a protest medic, and the G8 Summit. ACLU says these are the tip of the iceberg.