Tag Archives: New Orleans

POEM: Lillian Dupree & The Ballad of Frenchman Street

UPDATE: This poem was published in the Winter-Spring 2010 issue of Blue Collar Review. You can get your copy at partisanpress.org. Lillian Dupree & The Ballad of Frenchman Street It always starts with the rain and wind kicking up. Clouds … Continue reading

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The Democrats’ debt to the people of New Orleans

Melissa Harris-Lacewell and James Perry co-authored this piece for The Nation. Here’s an excerpt: When New Orleans flooded in August 2005, the Democratic Party was a shambles, locked out of the White House, the Senate and the House of Representatives. … Continue reading

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NYC Second Line

My very good friend Satoru Ohashi is playing trumpet in this video, recorded Nov. 30, 2008 in New York City:

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Responding to the post-Katrina race war in New Orleans

The current issue of The Nation has a very disturbing report on white vigilantism in New Orleans after Katrina. Here’s a description along with a link to pressure the NoLa authorities to investigate these crimes: A new report in The … Continue reading

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