Benefits and Informal Workers

ACORN International COVID-19 Economics

  New Orleans        For years, I have harped on the need to make “maximum feasible participation” an emphasis on delivery of all governmental benefit programs.  The pandemic has heightened visibility of the gap between eligibility in target populations and distribution of approved and legislated benefits to the populations.  In the United States, we see …

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O’Keefe Scammed and Submerged

ACORN International Labor Organizing Louisiana Recovery

        New Orleans      Remember James O’Keefe, the video-scammer, rouge editor, spy poser, convicted miscreant, and damages payer?  Probably not, although certainly given the damage he wrought to ACORN in the USA a dozen years ago, I can’t forget or forgive him.  He and his misnamed Project Veritas were rightwing darlings in the time of …

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