Tides Recognizes BP Environmental Warriors on Long Gulf Coast Marathon Fight

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New Orleans     Twenty-two years ago the Tides Foundation began giving the Jane Bagley Lehman Public Advocacy Awards on an almost annual basis to largely unrecognized local grassroots organizers and activists making a huge difference on major issues in what I have always called “the vineyards.”  During my more than 30 years on the board of …

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Atlantic Philanthropies Repurposing Could Create Huge Progressive Resource Problem

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New Orleans In trying to resituate organizing on more sustainable ground around the world, I don’t keep up with foundations and so-called philanthropy much anymore, except as an occasional curiosity a lot like people might watch unreality shows like “lives of the rich and famous.” Nonetheless the sudden announced departure of the well regarded Gara …

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