Little Rock What do you do with a bully? Slap ‘em in the face. Or, embarrass them. ACORN Canada did both by celebrating Halloween by issuing a “Horror Report” based on a survey of almost 300 of our members. Canada, perhaps even more than the US, allows a virtual monopoly with three companies holding the [...]
Ruth Fremson/The New York TimesGuadalupe Perez, center, took out a loan to expand her party supply store in Jackson Heights, Queens.
Little Rock There was a long, hopeful report on the supposed growth of microcredit among lower income families in the United States in the New York Times, but no matter how much slipping and [...]
New Orleans The fact that ACORN International has been fighting hammer and tong in Canada and other countries and with Local 100 United Labor Unions in the USA with Comcast, Time-Warner, and Cox to expand internet access to lower income families might have been what led me to notice an article about “bandwidth for the [...]
New Orleans As the gap between rich and poor widens, there is huge confusion from the uppers about what in the world are the lowers thinking and doing. I read an article the other day about the controversy in South Africa over a young family with two children who moved into a house in [...]
New Orleans There are two more weeks on the countdown to your chance to finally get health care coverage for you and your family, if you don’t have it, or to potentially get some help in paying for it, if you do have it, and my bet is many of you are still clueless [...]
New Orleans Ok, I didn’t mean to be coy the other day, but my scholarly campfire friend got back to me, and the site he was recommending that might be the Napster of free books is: www.libgen.info
This site is so under the radar that I could find absolutely nothing about it on either Google [...]