New Orleans

Thousands to Rally for Climate, Jobs and Justice

September 6, 2018

San Francisco organizer Antonio Diaz and New Orleans organizer Anne Rolfes say that people will take to the streets on September 8 because rhetoric is not enough to fight the climate crisis

Louisiana Bill Aims To Hypercriminalize Pipeline Protests

April 6, 2018
In part two, civil rights lawyer Bill Quigley says the bill is meant to intimidate protesters, but “it’s not going to stop the people who are really dedicated.”

Trump Moves to Repeal Climate Rules Despite Extreme Weather

October 7, 2017

The Trump administration is set to rescind the regulations, which aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power stations, despite a scientific consensus linking recent devastating storms to climate change

50 Years Later, the War on Poverty Working Better Than the Right or Left Will Admit Pt. 1

January 13, 2014

Annelise Orleck: Though the War on Poverty failed to address the structural reasons poverty is so widespread in America, it did bring about badly needed changes including addressing childhood poverty,expanding the social safety net and empowering low income communities of color

Reality Asserts Itself - Marisela Gomez

January 13, 2014
Marisela Gomez tells Paul Jay that redevelopment in Baltimore must start with revitalizing the community, not to gentrify and raise real-estate values, but for the benefit of people who historically lived there

Americans Living in Poverty

January 8, 2014
Annelise Orleck: Poor people are the real experts on poverty and any solution to address it should include their voices

Katrina and New Orleans

September 20, 2013
Glen Ford: Black leadership class failed to hold convicted police officers accountable when they are both the perpetrators and enforcers of racist policing