Stories by Sue Sturgis

Sue Sturgis is the editorial director of Facing South, the online magazine of the Institute for Southern Studies. Her work has also appeared in other publications including The American Prospect, The Progressive and Salon. subscribe to Sue Sturgis's feed

Posted on: Jun 2, 2017, Source: Facing South

A recent Supreme Court case might unwind GOP gerrymanders.

Posted on: Apr 14, 2017, Source: Facing South

More than half a trillion dollars in tax breaks by 258 companies.

Posted on: Aug 30, 2016, Source: Facing South

The Trump campaign's organizing of 'poll-watchers' and vigilante exit-pollers are just a couple of reasons civil rights leaders are nervous about Election Day problems.

Posted on: Dec 23, 2015, Source: Facing South

The Forbes 400 own as much wealth as the entire African-American population and more than a third of the Hispanic population in the United States — combined.

Posted on: Oct 23, 2015, Source: Facing South

HB 765 started out as a one-page technical corrections bill. Now it's a sweeping 61-page wish list for big polluters.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2015, Source: Facing South

Taxpayers in the state with the nation's 11th highest poverty rate have spent hundreds of millions of dollars luring the carmaker.

Posted on: Sep 14, 2015, Source: Facing South

Hundreds of East Coast businesses urge Obama to drop the plan to drill off the Atlantic coast.

Posted on: Aug 20, 2015, Source: Facing South

The rapidly growing grassroots movement of Atlantic coastal communities faces a powerful alliance: pro-drilling governors and oil industry lobbyists.

Posted on: Aug 23, 2010, Source: YES! Magazine

Those who know the Gulf best say seafood still isn't safe following BP's oil disaster.

Posted on: Sep 10, 2009, Source: Facing South

Major recipient of health industry largesse, this isn't Rep. Joe Wilson's first bizarre outburst -- he once accused a fellow congressmember of "outrageous" "hatred of America."

Posted on: Apr 3, 2009, Source: Facing South

A growing body of personal and scientific evidence contradicts the official story that the accident posed no threat to the public.