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Sue Sturgis

Sue Sturgis

Sue Sturgis is the Director and regular contributor to the Institute for Southern Study's online magazine, Facing South, with a focus on energy and environmental issues. She is a former staff writer for The News & Observer in Raleigh, North Carolina, and the Independent Weekly in Durham, North Carolina. Sue is the author or co-author of five Institute reports, including Faith in the Gulf (Aug/Sept 2008), Hurricane Katrina and the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement (January 2008) and Blueprint for Gulf Renewal (Aug/Sept 2007). Sue holds a Masters in Journalism from New York University.

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The Politicians Who Stood With the NRA After the Uvalde Massacre

Kicking off on May 26, the NRA meeting offered three days of educational seminars, luncheons, celebrity appearances, and dinners.

Sue Sturgis ·


The Corporate Cash Backing These 'Great Replacement' Republicans

According to an Associated Press poll released earlier this month, portion of U.S. adults who now agree that a group of people is trying to replace native-born Americans with immigrants for electoral gains: about 1 in 3.

Sue Sturgis ·


19 Facts About the Poverty-Busting Expanded Child Tax Credit

The collection of figures follows Sen. Joe Manchin's proposal to means-test the now-expired CTC.

Sue Sturgis ·


Institute Index: Why the DOJ Sued Texas Over Its New Voting Maps

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland and Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta announced the lawsuit last week.

Sue Sturgis ·


Bloom's Exit Offers a Chance for Much-Needed Change at the Beleaguered Postal Service

A number of public interest groups sent a letter to Biden asking him not to reappoint Bloom, who is the vice chair and managing partner of the Brookfield Asset Management investment firm.

Sue Sturgis ·


Institute Index: Democratic Senator From Virginia Blocking Key Pro-Union Bill

The White House-backed Protecting the Right to Organize Act passed the House in March but faces opposition from three Democratic senators.

Sue Sturgis ·


Meet the GOP State AGs Who Spread Election Lies That Fueled an Insurrection

Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) never acknowledged its role in fueling Trump supporters' ire by sharing repeatedly debunked lies about the outcome of the presidential election.

Sue Sturgis ·


Saving the U.S. Postal Service is a Civil Rights Issue

President Donald Trump and Postmaster General Louis DeJoy have undermined the USPS by removing mailboxes and mail sorting machines the months before an election in which many Americans will vote by mail.

Sue Sturgis ·

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