Little Rock Increasingly the IRS exempt offices controversy is looking more and more like a tempest at a Tea Party.
When Dave Johnson, a blogger at the Huffington Post, wrote a lead sentence reminding readers that they needed to remember the ACORN manufactured videos when they read about the IRS so-called scandal, he had [...]
New Orleans Andrew Breitbart was the face and force behind a number of high traffic websites during his career, ended suddenly with a fatal heart attack more than a year ago. He played a role in helping set up the liberal Huffington Post, but at his death was best known for his “big” sites, especially [...]
Activists from Citizens Initiatives
Prague Having been to Prague before in the winter and the fall where rain, cold, and snow were the default conditions, a sunny spring day was a surprise. Looking out the window from the 13th floor of the cooperative apartment block where organizer Michal Ulvr lived the endless buildings in yellow, [...]
Little Rock We’ve talked about “crowd sourcing” as a method of using the power of many to come together collectively to make something happen. Most recently I’ve written about trying a “citizen journalism” project at KABF to put audio-files on-the-air of what people in the listening area believe is community news. Earlier, I’ve written about Ushahidi [...]
New Orleans Payday lenders could not operate without the collaboration of the big money center banks. They are financiers providing the dollars being lent in predatory fashion to desperate lower income families. They are also the loan collectors by facilitating drafting from borrowers’ accounts to service the loans for the payday lenders, sometimes on multiple [...]