Little Rock With the admissions that the bigger-than-God-and-government banks are skimming gazillions in profits from predatory payday loans, some welcome sunlight is shining on the dark caves of financial services for workers trying to stretch the money to make the month or deal with emergencies. The Pew Research Center released a report on some of the [...]
Rock Creek No newspapers, no cell service, no internet, no television, no plumbing, and only power from a car battery and some solar cells we brought along: sweet! Almost two days of chores, which we actually enjoyed, before we could wet a line. Third cast, I caught a beautiful, good size brown trout. Lucky days! Life [...]
New Orleans It is time to examine the results of all of the sound and fury of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decisions that conservatives claimed would bring the end of world as they knew it. The conclusion to date is that there is no change whatsoever!
Step back for a minute and remember that [...]
New Orleans When my friends in Canada compare their politics to the great southland of the United States, I know there’s no compliment coming at the back end of the sentence. When friends started sending me emails from the great north that said, “robo-calls, voter suppression, sounds like…,” I knew that “USA” filled in that [...]
New Orleans ACORN International’s global Remittance Justice Campaign (www.remittancejustice.og) continues to confront new, amazing, and mysterious challenges as ACORN Canada pushes forward in Ottawa and British Columbia.
In a meeting won by actions at the ACORN Canada convention six weeks ago with top officials of the Finance Ministry our negotiators efforts to discuss the need [...]