What’s so Scary About Muslim Women?

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https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/CN10022019.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSNew Orleans       For months ACORN’s affiliate in France, the Alliance Citoyenne, has been campaigning first in Grenoble and then in Lyon and other cities around the ban on the Muslim women from public spaces if they were wearing a hijab or other face, head …

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The Ironies of Vancouver: The Post-Gentrified City

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Vancouver       Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada may be a case study of the post-gentrified city.  Average housing prices have dropped all the way down to $1.4 million per house.  The Vancouver Sun reported that a Habitat for Humanity house had sold for $330,000.  ACORN Canada’s office and all of our groups are in the working-class …

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Payday Lending is All About the Pyramiding the Loan, not the Payday

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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 …

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