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Matt Bevin’s Revenge?

Matt Bevin’s Revenge?

Weeks after public school teachers across the state walked out of class, the Kentucky Department of Education has recommended that the state assume control of Kentucky’s largest school system.
Op-Ed Columnist: The Teachers’ Revolt Spreads to Arizona

Op-Ed Columnist: The Teachers’ Revolt Spreads to Arizona

Thousands of teachers walked out of their classrooms on Thursday in Arizona to demand more funding for public schools. In Phoenix, educators and supporters marched to the State Capitol.
Neighborhood Joint: Derby-Fabulous Hats, Fresh From the Garment District

Neighborhood Joint: Derby-Fabulous Hats, Fresh From the Garment District

Christine A. Moore, who was recently named the featured milliner of the 144th Kentucky Derby, adjusts a hat on one of her employees.
Op-Ed Columnist: We Don’t Need No Education

Op-Ed Columnist: We Don’t Need No Education

Thousands of teachers rallied for education funding at the state Capitol in Frankfort, Ky., two weeks ago.
Why a Kentucky Dad Is Keeping His AR-15 After His Daughter Was Wounded in a School Shooting

Why a Kentucky Dad Is Keeping His AR-15 After His Daughter Was Wounded in a School Shooting

"Please stop talking about AR-15s. Yes, my daughter was shot, yes I'm angry. But I can tell you it's not a gun thing"
A RICH, SMOKY FLAVOUR. Krossover Custom’s ‘Batch #44’ Yamaha RD350 Cafe Tracker

A RICH, SMOKY FLAVOUR. Krossover Custom’s ‘Batch #44’ Yamaha RD350 Cafe Tracker

In the age of social media, everyone has an opinion on absolutely everything and if your work involves creative endeavour then chances are you're copping twice as much abuse. But award-winning painter
A True Labor of Love

A True Labor of Love

Teachers are expected to do their jobs for the love of it. For years now, that has meant getting by with tattered, aged textbooks, in buildings that are falling apart, and spending their own money on
Trump radicalized teachers, now Republicans are saying they won't vote for the party anymore

Trump radicalized teachers, now Republicans are saying they won't vote for the party anymore

The teachers' rebellion is a global phenomenon, and though it's been brewing for a long time, the public was a lot more skeptical of teachers' demands when they were striking in Democratic strongholds

Governor Matt Bevin (KY) Blames Teachers' Strike For Imagined Child Assault

After more than a dozen years documenting just how destructive and horrible the GOP has been to this nation, it's hard to shock me. Matt Bevin succeeded this week. The Republican governor of Kentucky

Bevin Says Kids Were Assaulted While Teachers Protested

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) lashed out against teachers participating in a statewide protest, saying they exposed some of the “hundreds of thousands” of children to sexual assault and drug use by
Kentucky governor says protesting teachers caused hypothetical child to be sexually assaulted

Kentucky governor says protesting teachers caused hypothetical child to be sexually assaulted

Republicans and Democrats are outraged by his comments. The post Kentucky governor says protesting teachers caused hypothetical child to be sexually assaulted appeared first on .
Kentucky Lawmakers Override Budget Veto in Win for Teachers

Kentucky Lawmakers Override Budget Veto in Win for Teachers

Teachers rallied at the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort on Friday.
Kentucky Lawmakers Override Budget Veto in Win for Teachers

Kentucky Lawmakers Override Budget Veto in Win for Teachers

Teachers rallied at the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort on Friday.
Teacher Walkouts Threaten Republican Grip on Conservative States

Teacher Walkouts Threaten Republican Grip on Conservative States

Thousands of teachers demonstrated at Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort, Ky, last week, protesting a measure to restructure public pensions.
Teacher Walkouts Threaten Republican Grip on Conservative States

Teacher Walkouts Threaten Republican Grip on Conservative States

Thousands of teachers demonstrated at Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort, Ky, last week, protesting a measure to restructure public pensions.

Kentucky law restricting D&E abortion method being challenged by ACLU in federal court

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, seeking to block a newly-passed…
Building a Bigger Tent

Building a Bigger Tent

In the fall of 2016, 250 volunteers from the Crossroads Church in Cincinnati, Ohio, worked more than 500 volunteer shifts in the campaign for Issue 44, a $48 million municipal levy to create a
Somehow, the Ridiculous War on Hemp Is Still Going On

Somehow, the Ridiculous War on Hemp Is Still Going On

Though more and more farmers are growing the crop, a patchwork of federal and state laws are still holding many back.
Industry-backed law makes it more difficult for Kentucky coal miners to get black lung treatment

Industry-backed law makes it more difficult for Kentucky coal miners to get black lung treatment

The political assault on science in the age of Trump has reached a point where even medical specialties are rising up in protest. Radiologists are fighting back against a new Kentucky law that