A Review: William Quigley’s How to Destroy an African American City in 33 Steps

I discovered this essay in Quigley’s book: Storms Still Raging – Katrina, New Orleans and Social Justice, but the essay has existed online for quite some time; it was written three years ago. William Quigley is a human rights lawyer and professor of law at Loyola University in New Orleans where he heads the center for Social Justice, the Clinic, and the Poverty Law Center. … Continue reading A Review: William Quigley’s How to Destroy an African American City in 33 Steps

Your government does not have your best interest at heart in the Gulf…surprised?

From the St. Petersburg Times, via Mother Jones: A month after the Deepwater Horizon disaster began, scientists from the University of South Florida made a startling announcement. They had found signs that the oil spewing from the well had formed a 6-mile-wide plume snaking along in the deepest recesses of the gulf. The reaction that USF announcement received from the Coast Guard and the National … Continue reading Your government does not have your best interest at heart in the Gulf…surprised?