A Nashville-area man’s neighbors said they banded together on Monday after ICE pulled his van over in an attempt to arrest him. The community brought food and supplies to him and his child in the van and formed a human chain to usher them into a nearby house until ICE eventually left. Talk about hope.
Chris Brooks has published emails showing that Tennessee governor Bill Lee’s office is working directly with Volkswagen to crush a union drive at its factory in Chattanooga. Both Bill Lee and Volkswagen are real pieces of shit! Support labor reporting on the ground, and send a pizza to your local Volkswagen workers.
Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander announced today that he won’t seek a fourth term in 2020. His legacy will be that of a poor man’s John McCain who helped slam the confirmation of Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos through the Senate. Good riddance.