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ATTRIBUTION: Joreen, U.S. feminist and author. From “The Bitch Manifesto,” originally published in Ms. magazine in 1969. As quoted in The Decade of Women, by Suzanne Levine and Harriet Lyons (1980).
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At Fund Dat: This fundraiser is short, only 17 days, so Lawrence can get back to work and reclaim his French Quarter presence. $5, $10, $20—anything helps toward the goal.
You can now get a limited-edition t-shirt, a red beret just like Jude’s, a limited-edition Jamie Hayes-designed t-shirt for a $25 pledge or Jude in your town for an exhibition at the $1000 level. Halfway there! Tell your everybodys to … Continue reading
See the preview trailer and backer levels here. For the first part of Derek’s 25,000-word posts [yes, 25,000+ words] on Jude, check out Class Action Films. The next chunk is at b2l2. Part 2, Jude “unfiltered,” is TBP [to … Continue reading
Hurricane Katrina did not decimate NO. Levees we’d been told could withstand a Category 3 hurricane could not and failed. This failure came after Katrina passed over the city. The Gulf Coast got chewed up and spit out by Katrina. … Continue reading
Janiebt asked: What do you think of the minimal attendance (lack of diversity) of black people at Rising Tide? One organizer has stated that they do need to expand their outreach. Another said, “They know it’s happening. They choose not … Continue reading
Though the city has declined to comment on why it won’t represent Giroir, he was heavily criticized by city officials after posting comments on WWL-TV’s website last March regarding the death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin. “Act like a Thug … Continue reading
BREAKING: At least dozen people shot at Mother’s Day second line. WWLTV.com, 5/12/13. Mother’s Day second-line shooting on Frenchmen Street injures at least 12 people. nola.com|The Times Picayune, 5/12/13. It’s fucking MOTHER’S DAY! Update: Mother’s Day second-line shooting on Frenchmen Street … Continue reading
The full report is here [PDF] and not very long…. The first finding is pretty easy—even if you are dogmatically opposed to the privatization of public schools, if the choice is between a “failing” operator and a new one, you’d … Continue reading
Darian Trotter. Former Employee Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against D.A.’s Office. WGNO.com, 4/15/13. She says during her five years at the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office, several minorities were either wrongfully terminated or forced to resign. “Our work was scrutinized on … Continue reading