My State of the Union…

My fellow Americans… I come before you today to say that the era of rationality is dead. What do I mean? Simple… Being rational has led to hundreds of thousands of foreclosed homes. Being rational has led to the hyper-inflated salary of CEO’s such as Brian Moynihan, CEO of Bank of America. Being rational has led to crumbling infrastructures, the failings of the levees in New … Continue reading My State of the Union…

From Critical Resistance on Sheriff Gusman and the new OPP…

Worth a look…$250,000,000 on a new prison, yet Charity Hospital remains closed…what’s the intended message? From Critical Resistance in New Orleans: New Orleans Sheriff Marlon Gusman and other city officials are trying to push forward the expansion of the notorious Orleans Parish Prison(OPP) which would add 5,800 new beds, extend the prison 9-10 city blocks, and cost $250 million. Orleans Parish Prison (OPP) is already … Continue reading From Critical Resistance on Sheriff Gusman and the new OPP…

Urgent: Call for a Moratorium On Demolitions in the LSU/VA Footprint

From Humid Beings, New Orleans Ladder and Save Charity Hospital… Repost from Save Charity Hospital website: Given the continuing uncertainty surrounding the financing for the proposed University Medical Center (UMC) in Lower Mid-City, we ask you to call upon Mayor Landrieu and the New Orleans City Council to stop demolitions in the LSU/VA Hospitals Footprint: Mayor Landrieu: (504) 658-4900   mayor@cityofno.com Jackie Clarkson: (504) 658-1070   jbclarkson@cityofno.com … Continue reading Urgent: Call for a Moratorium On Demolitions in the LSU/VA Footprint

Bobby Jindal’s Lack of Transparency Rivals BP’s…

In a press release back on June 16th, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal had the following to say about British Petroleum’s plans to pay reparations: “We are asking federal officials how this new independent claims process will be established…and what degree of transparency it will have to ensure the state has access to claims information.” Jindal’s demand for transparency from British Petroleum would seem fitting, especially … Continue reading Bobby Jindal’s Lack of Transparency Rivals BP’s…