Exciting plans afoot ...

March 9, 2007 - Over the last few months, we've left hints here and there about the exciting plans we have in store for Facing South and the Institute's media program.

A hanging in Texas

January 5, 2007 - My post earlier today, linking the strange fascination with Saddam's hanging to our country's out-of-step embrace of death sentences, especially in Texas, has turned out to be sadly salient:

Last minute shopping tips from Facing South!

December 22, 2006 - Facing South will be shutting down until January 2 for some much-needed holiday R&R. We've had a big year, with the Institute having on impact on issues from the Gulf Coast to the Gulf War. We thank you for reading, and for joining us as we ignite a new debate about change in the South. Another South is possible!

Holiday fund drive -- thanks y'all!

December 21, 2006 - A big THANK YOU to the dozens of people who have contributed to the Institute's end-of-year fundraising drive. We're well on our way to our $15,000 goal. Keep those tax-deductible contributions coming and support a powerful voice for the progressive South!

Fight anti-Southern bigotry -- support the Institute

December 18, 2006 - Thirteen years ago this month, I was in New York City finishing journalism graduate school and wrapping up an internship at an alternative news weekly when I made a decision that some of my classmates and colleagues found shocking. I was moving to the South.

Florida Congresswoman: Kill Castro?

December 11, 2006 - The U.S.'s troubled relationship with Cuba took another turn this weekend, with revelations that Florida congresswoman Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R) would "welcome" the assassination of Cuban leader Fidel Castro. According to the Miami Herald: