Don’t Blame Acorns


            Katmandu       For a long, long time, I’ve had a Google Alert for ACORN.  How else would I have been able to keep up with the roses and brickbats thrown in our path?  Sure, there were times like Thanksgiving and deer season where my feed would be inundated with news of either the size of …

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Freedom of Information Under Red State Attack and Exploitation

ACORN Ethics Organizer Training Politicians

            New Orleans       Freedom of information has become one of the bedrock fundamentals of democratic government around the world.  In the United States, open records or freedom of information laws have been critical for decades for journalists and regular citizens trying to access any data or information from governments, local, state, and federal, on …

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Frontline Leaders Training for Struggle

ACORN ACORN International Organizing School

             Pearl River      None of us knew what to expect in the first of five regional trainings the ACORN Organizing School was conducting for leaders and activists of the Anthropocene Alliance.  Twenty-five people from twenty different organizations in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Arkansas gathered at the New Orleans Healing Center for an introduction to community organizing …

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