Green Papers and the Value of the Volunteer Research Army

ACORN Citizen Wealth Financial Justice Organizing

New Orleans   One of the constant dark holes of US politics is the arcane art of understanding delegate selection for the existing political parties, since all of these rules lie in the mysterious workings of the various fifty odd states and outlier territories. In fact the same is true of voter registration procedures, party formation …

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Rural Electric Cooperatives: A Story of Democracy Defeated and Discrimination Unchecked


New Orleans   Following a lengthy research and database project, ACORN International and Labor Neighbor Research & Training Center have now released a sobering, and in some ways shocking, report called “Democracy Lost & Discrimination Found: The Crisis in Rural Electric Cooperatives in the South.” Looking at all available information on 313 cooperatives and their governance …

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