Tag Archives: New Orleans

Louisiana: Police Pepper-Spray Protesters Outside David Duke Senate Debate

Editor’s Note: So much for freedom of speech in America. The action of the police was unconstitutional. Does it sound like Germany before WWII and the attacks on groups opposed to Hitler? The Brownshirts? Democracy Now! Headlines  November 03, 2016 In local election news, in Louisiana, police attacked protesters with pepper spray, as the group demonstrated […]

Susu Jeffrey: The Hum of the Blood of the Earth [The Mississippi River Poem]

The Hum of the Blood of the Earth                                         after Pare Lorentz   By Susu Jeffrey   Water roaring over rocks in Dakotah, Min-ne-rah-rah                  the sound of the falls   discovered by Father Hennepin     whilst a prisoner       of native people                  hard limestone                  overlays                        sand                stone Big River […]

Rebecca Solnit: The Arc of Justice and the Long Run Hope, History, and Unpredictability

Tomgram: Rebecca Solnit, The Future Needs Us By Rebecca Solnit  December 22, 2013  TomDispatch.com North American cicada nymphs live underground for 17 years before they emerge as adults. Many seeds stay dormant far longer than that before some disturbance makes them germinate. Some trees bear fruit long after the people who have planted them have died, […]

Tony Bouza> America’s police are out of control

America’s police are out of control BY TONY BOUZA   April 2012    Southside Pride What can possibly justify so sweeping an assertion? I will try. I started in policing on 1/1/53 in the NYPD, rose, over 24 years, to command Bronx forces and then served three as #2 in the Transit Police. This was […]