Mississippi’s Politicians and Powerful are the Real Welfare Queens

Citizen Wealth Financial Justice

Greenville, Mississippi   In the ongoing conservative war against the poor, welfare or Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) spending was converted to a block grant program, allowing states, purportedly, to design their own best practices and programs.  In many ideologically based, conservative dominated southern and up-north states, block grants allowed them to reduce or curtail …

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Food Crisis Growing in Honduras Cities

ACORN ACORN International

https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/CN04062020.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSNew Orleans       Central America doesn’t get the press on the coronavirus pandemic, but it’s as real there as it is in other countries, except perhaps more dangerous since these countries lack the same level of infrastructure and capacity.  Guatemala managed to break into the …

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A Pandemic is Another Terrible Time to be Poor

Ideas and Issues

https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/CN04032020.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS Pearl River     There’s no good time to be poor in America.  Not surprisingly, a pandemic bringing rampant disease and deaths in droves is a spectacularly bad time to be poor.  Some are even noticing the poor now, although that doesn’t necessarily mean that a …

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Class and Culture Clashes

Ideas and Issues

https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/CN03312020.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSNew Orleans      Ok, let’s be clear, everything about the pandemic sucks, alright?  For the most part we don’t hate our homes, but we definitely don’t like being told we have to stay at home.  Attach the word, “order,” to it and it brings out …

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Coronavirus Gutting Platform Capitalism and Promoting A Real Safety Net

Ideas and Issues

https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/CN03112020.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSNew Orleans        As the virus and its impact spreads, it is creating a new world of unexpected consequences and reckonings for outdated assumptions. Here’s one that might be uncomfortable news for the White House:  we do live in one world, and walls will not …

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