ProPublica has a critically important article linking high rates of COVID-19 with those who are already exposed to high levels of toxicity due to their race and class. Environmental racism is a well-k
Hurricane Laura is going to decimate western Louisiana. I am sure that the Trump administration will display all its competence, empathy, and effectiveness in the aftermath.
Typical. And disgusting. From New Orleans. Sanitation workers aren’t used to being on the back of pickup trucks. But that’s where some were Friday after they say they were fired for making
On July 1, 1929, New Orleans streetcar workers walked off the job, in the last of the great streetcar strikes that helped define the labor movement in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
On November 12, 1892, the New Orleans General Strike ended with a major victory for workers. One of the few true general strikes in American history, it demonstrated the potential power of workers, ev
When I wrote my New York Times op-ed in August about the prison strike, I was mildly surprised it was accepted so easily because I figured that someone who was actually an expert in prison labor would
Good on New Orleans. New Orleans removed the first of four designated Confederate monuments Monday as workers toiled in the dark of night to bring down the Liberty Monument, which honors a white supre
For the love of all things holy. Can we impeach Trump already? The new president is reluctant to meet the prince when he comes to Britain in June because of their violently divergent views on global w