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Still time to pitch in for Investigative Fund fundraiser

November 23, 2005 - Our end-of-the-year fundraiser to benefit our Investigative Fund -- sponsor of Gulf Coast Reconstruction Watch and other muckraking initiatives -- is still going strong. THANK YOU to all who have donated almost $3,000 to help us sponsor the best investigative journalists to tackle the South's toughest issues.

Intel veterans against torture

November 21, 2005 - A follow-up to our earlier post about fake CIA airline companies in NC and TN that are used to shuttle terror suspects to torture-friendly countries: Jason Vest, a contributor to Southern Exposure, has

Light blogging

November 10, 2005 - Will be light blogging today and tomorrow, with The Blogger Formerly Known as South Knox Bubba on vacation and the Institute gearing up to launch an exciting project next week (stay tuned!).

Democracy Now on privatization

November 7, 2005 - My good friend Si Kahn and partner Elizabeth Minnich are scheduled to appear on the radio program Democracy Now this morning, to talk about their excellent new book "The Fox in the Henhouse: How Privatization Threatens Democracy."

Fixing donate/order page

November 5, 2005 - For those of you kind souls who have been trying to make an online contribution or order materials from our website, we've figured out the glitch that was causing it to "time out." We're getting it fixed now -- we'll let you know when you can hit that "donate" button again!