Back in the 60's I could always tell when election time was near. First, city equipment would show up to clean the streets and clear out vacant lots. Then the politician would make an appearance at the Elks and buy a round of drinks for everyone in the place. The next day he would sponsor a chicken and fish fry for the community. At the height of the community outing he would make a speech. That speech would always promise everything but deliver nothing.more
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Undeterred by the blazing sun and high humidity of a mid-August afternoon in Biloxi, Mississippi, Tuat Nguyen and Bien Do moved nimbly around their shrimp boat, making last-minute preparations to leave for Lake Borgne, where the Louisiana shrimp season would open in a few days.more
The last five days have been a bullet ride. So many great events, panels and activities, ceremonies, catching up with old friends, meeting new allies, walking with an estimated 410,000 caring souls for the People’s Climate March, and finally, flooding the streets of Wall Street.more
As over 300,000 people took to the streets of New York City for the People's Climate March last Sunday, events across the Gulf Coast brought people together closer to home, in solidarity and supportmore
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