Arts and Culture
October 2, 2006 -
The Raleigh News & Observer ran an interesting set of stories this weekend about faith in the South, which offered some revealing insights into how faith and politics mingle in the region.
September 7, 2006 -
Paul Newman has socially conscious salad dressing and salsa. Ben and Jerry have socially conscious ice cream. Now, there is a Willie Nelson branded socially conscious diesel fuel.
August 31, 2006 -
Hot off the presses, The Nation has an excellent special issue about the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
August 22, 2006 -
Hope you got to see parts one and two of Spike Lee's documentary When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts on HBO last night. Parts three and four will air tonight at 9 PM. The entire four-part documentary will air again on Tuesday, Aug. 29 at 8 PM.
July 25, 2006 -
Several states around the South are offering sales tax holidays for back-to-school purchases this year, including four for the first time:
July 21, 2006 -
Taking a cue from the ugly national debate over immigrant, a little-noticed story is the spread of local and state ordinances aimed at immigrants. The Daytona Beach News-Journal sums up the trend in an editorial today:
June 26, 2006 -
One of the few bright spots in the Defense Authorization Bill passed by the Senate last week (SB 2766) was an amendment including protections for military families from predatory lending abuses. Senator Jim Talent (R-MO) and Senator Bill Nelson (D-FLA) led the way in pushing for the amendment, which was included in the bill that passed the full Senate late Thursday.