Real Community Organizations with a Base Step Up in a Crisis

ACORN ACORN International Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple PodcastsPearl River     There are so many things about the response to the coronavirus crisis that remind me of the response to Hurricane Katrina and its devastation of New Orleans and parts of the Gulf Coast.  Mostly, that’s not a good thing, because the governmental response was horrifically …

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Internet as a Weapon at Home and Abroad

ACORN Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple PodcastsHouston   Silicon Valley and its fans argue that tech is a tool enabled by the wonderful world of the internet.  They aren’t totally wrong, though like all tools, tech and the internet, have to be used correctly of course.  We all know that, right?  We also are …

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Access for the People?  Free Streaming and Smart Feature Phones

ACORN ACORN International Citizen Wealth Financial Justice

New Orleans       There was a brief blurb that went across my screen the other day.  ACORN Canada was taking another national action demanding “Internet for All” in the long running campaign we have waged to increase access to the internet for lower income families.  We’ve made progress there. Way more than we have in …

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