Monthly Archives: December 2010

Largest Solar Panel on Office Building Rooftop in Atlanta is Installed

From our partners at Southeast Green: “Hannah Solar has completed the largest solar array on any office building in Atlanta’s history. Partnering with Atlanta Property Group’s ten-story Peachtree 25th Building located at 1720 Peachtree Street, the two companies have equipped the first multi-tenant building in the city with a solar plant. The array consists of 684 Solar Panels covering […]

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(IPS) Prisoners Coordinate Statewide Strike via Cellphones

This article was first published by the Inter-Press Service at: http://ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=53916   ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec 20, 2010 (IPS) – In what some are calling the largest prison strike in U.S. history, inmates in the state of Georgia coordinated a strike across multiple prison facilities using pre-paid cell phones. After refusing to come out of their cells for as long as […]

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APS Receives Bill for Alisias PR Work for Board Majority

  (APN) ATLANTA — Glenn Delk, a Buckhead attorney and pro-privatization advocate who some have described as an enemy of Atlanta Public Schools, billed APS for the cost of representing the new Board Majority in the recent lawsuit brought by the Board Minority challenging the Majority’s takeover. Part of the bill included an attached invoice for Alisias PR work on […]

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Activist Arrested at Millen Prison Groundbreaking

(APN) MILLEN, Georgia — Activist Ayman Fadel, 42, was arrested Wednesday, December 15, 2010, at a protest of the groundbreaking of a new prison facility in Millen, Georgia.  Millen is in Jenkins County, Georgia. Gov. Sonny Perdue was present at the ceremony. The proposed facility, the Jenkins County Correctional Center, is expected to be completed by March 2012, and will […]

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Alisias PR Firm Aided Delk, Played Covert Role in APS Board Crisis

  (APN) ATLANTA — An Atlanta PR firm and think tank which is a force for privatization in Atlanta, Alisias, has been engaged in a covert media and publicity campaign  involving the Atlanta Public Schools. Alisias’s clients appear to include Khaatim El, the new Board Chair; Courtney English and Nancy Meister, Board Members; and Glenn Delk, an activist and supporter […]

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Concerned Black Clergy Opposes APS Witch Hunt

  (APN) ATLANTA — The Concerned Black Clergy held a press conference on Monday, December 06, 2010, denouncing what they characterize as a witchhunt against the Atlanta Public Schools. “This morning the Concerned Black Clergy call on local and state prosecutors, the Governor of Georgia, and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution to stop their attacks on the public schools and public educators […]

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