Rural Electric Co-ops:  Second Verse as Bad as the First

ACORN International Electricity Cooperatives Labor Neighbor Social Policy Journal

  May 4, 2022             New Orleans      I receive the state association newsletters from cooperatives in both Mississippi and Arkansas, along with the rural electric cooperative newsletters and surveys from several local co-ops.  Reading through them allows me to keep up.  I read with special interest Arkansas Living’s March issue focusing on women.  The …

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Hospital Pricing Transparency, Not!

a community voice ACORN International Arkansas Financial Justice Health Care Local 100 Louisiana Texas

            New Orleans     The weather forecast included both thundershowers and a tornado warning, but when asked if we should go ahead with the often scheduled and postponed press conference to release our study on hospital pricing transparency, the decision was easy:  go!  So, there we were in front of Ochsner-Baptist Hospital, a major unit …

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