May 10, 2013
Freedom is a Constant Struggle
NEW DIGITAL COUNTERPUNCH: Rob Urie on THE FAILURE OF LIBERAL ECONOMIC TINKERING; and Eric Draitser on THE NEW POWER STRUGGLE IN IRAQ.
Miss. high court won't review railroad ruling
The Mississippi Supreme Court has declined to take another look at its decision last fall overturning a $4.8 million verdict against Illinois Central Gulf Railroad in a wrongful death case.
Marker to celebrate the blues in Tchula
Many blues performers who gained fame in the Mississippi Delta, Jackson, and Chicago and on the Southern soul circuit have lived in or near Tchula, including Elmore James, Hound Dog Taylor, Jimmy Dawkins, Jesse Robinson, Lewis "Love Doctor" Clark, Albert "Little Smokey" Smothers, Arelean Brown and Lester Davenport.
Miss. high court tosses verdict against railroad
In a 6-3 decision Thursday, justices said the evidence in the case did not prove any negligence by Illinois Central.