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While I was out...

By R. Neal
November 15, 2005 - Posted by R. Neal Congratulations to our host, the Institute for Southern Studies, on the launch of their Gulf Coast Reconstruction Watch project. Hey, it's an important job and somebody's gotta do it and the media doesn't seem all that interested.

Big Oil -- on the defensive?

November 9, 2005 - The Senate hearings on soaring corporate oil profits are now underway, and -- in what may be a first for the energy industry during this administration -- Reuters reports that they are on the defensive:

Same problems with FEMA in Miami

November 7, 2005 - Hurricane Wilma hasn't received a lot of media play, but families in South Florida are facing a lot of the same problems as those in the Gulf Coast. Here's a dispatch from the Miami Worker's Center, a grassroots group that organizes low-income workers, about an event they hosted last Friday to bring attention to the situation:

Ark. Beebe pushes "state's rights" over environment

November 4, 2005 - Arkansas Attorney General Mike Beebe, a Democrat who is running for governor, has asked the Supreme Court to "stop the State of Oklahoma from attempting to impose Oklahoma laws upon Arkansas farmers and poultry companies," according to a press release from Beebe's office.