Olivia Paschal

Olivia Paschal

Olivia Paschal is a staff reporter with Facing South whose work focuses on democracy, money in politics, the census, and agriculture.

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Gabriel Sterling, a Republican who oversees Georgia's voting systems, has condemned the threats to election workers being made by Trump supporters. "It has all gone too far, all of it," Sterling said. "Someone's going to get hurt. Someone's going to get shot. Someone's going to get killed," he added. (Photo: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images) Views
Sunday, December 06, 2020
Tracking the Continuing Election Fallout in Georgia
With control of the U.S. Senate up for grabs in the state's Jan. 5 runoff election, the nation's eyes are on Georgia. But many Republicans, including President Donald Trump himself, are still refusing to accept the results of the November general election, when President-elect Joe Biden won the...
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Saturday, January 25, 2020
Southern Peace Activists Help Soldiers Become Conscientious Objectors
The South is arguably the engine of the U.S. war machine. The region is home to Fort Bragg, the largest U.S. military base in the world. Southern states supply more soldiers than others; the region is home to three of the five states with the highest military recruitment numbers in 2016 – Florida,...
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