Bullying Low-and-Moderate Income Homeowners with Paperwork and Fines

Ideas and Issues

https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/CN10112019.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSNew Orleans      I thought of an article I had torn out of the New York Times and stuck into my bag to read more closely on my quick trip to Katmandu recently, when I got a weird email on the same trip.  The Historic …

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Boomer or Bust?

Ideas and Issues

New Orleans      I know we talk a lot about inequality, particularly the oceanic gulf between the 1% and the rest of us, and all of this is certainly true.  At the same time, I’m starting to worry a bit about the “boomer affect” and what this is also doing to create a fair sized …

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Was the Weird Labor Dustup over Airbnb Housekeepers a Trojan Horse?

Citizen Wealth Financial Justice Ideas and Issues Labor Organizing

New Orleans   Over recent weeks there has been a spit fight involving the controversial in-home rental app, Airbnb, and various labor unions, including the frequently controversial Service Employees International Union and its even more controversial former president, Andy Stern, and the now much less widely known hotel workers union, Unite HERE, and a bunch of …

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