Green Party celebrates Egyptian democratic victory, Asserts new government must be Egyptian, not US

US Green Party celebrates Egypt’s giant step towards democracy, asserts that the Egyptian people must build a new government according to their own interests, not US strategic demands The Green Party of the United States congratulated the Egyptian people and called President Hosni Mubarak’s resignation a huge step towards democracy, human rights, and stability for […]

Fracking the life out of Arkansas and beyond (via Food Freedom)

The last four months of 2010, nearly 500 earthquakes rattled Guy, Arkansas. [1]  The entire state experienced 38 quakes in 2009. [2]  The spike in quake frequency precedes and coincides with the 100,000 dead fish on a 20-mile stretch of the Arkansas River that included Roseville Township on December 30. The next night, 5,000 red-winged […]

Uneven Katrina recovery efforts often offered the most help to the most affluent

Washington Post: Uneven Katrina recovery efforts often offered the most help to the most affluent. IN NEW ORLEANS The massive government effort to repair the damage from Hurricane Katrina is fostering a stark divide as the state governments in Louisiana and Mississippi structured the rebuilding programs in ways that often offered the most help to […]

NY will probably lose one seat in US House and one in Electoral College

After the 2010 census has been held, the number of seats held by each state in the U.S. House of Representatives will change. The National Conference of State Legislatures expects that eight states — including New York — will lose one seat each, in the U.S. House and in the Electoral College.

Not Just A Snow Globe: Reflections and images of New Orleans in the snow

When my Green Party friend reported on the national list-serve that there was snow falling in Baton Rouge and New Orleans, I knew it was time to dust off this idea and finish it up. – KW

Baton Rouge is completely covered in SNOW!!!! -so is New Orleans

Title above, and e-mails below posted by some Louisiana Greens in response to the latest weather there. See our wilderside video here and at the bottom of this post. (Just 3 min and 30 seconds, though we accidentally left in some blank space at the end!) Baton Rouge is completely covered in SNOW!!!!-so is New […]

Interesting political snapshot of New Orleans…

I thought the piece below had profound and interesting descriptions/opinions of the political landscape in New Orleans: http://wecouldbefamous.blogspot.com/2008/12/wow.html (If you have not heard the news: In the 2nd Congressional Race, Joseph Cao, Republican won. Malik Rahim, Green Party, gained at least 3% of the vote.)

Malik/Louisiana Update: Cao (Republican) wins in 2nd District

[Update: Dec 6th at 11:52pm. On the Secretary of State’s web-site, it is called as 100% of precincts reporting, with Cao as the winner by 3%!] Malik seems to be holding steady at 3% (which may become bigger with certified results, because often pollworkers do not bother calling in third party numbers on election night.) […]

Malik Update: 11:09pm with 78% reporting

In the race for Congress, Louisiana, 2nd District in New Orleans, with seventy eight percent of precincts reporting: Joseph Cao (Republican): 53% William Jefferson (Democrat/incumbent): 43% Malik Rahim (Green Party): 3% Gregory Kahn (Libertarian): 1% – In the race for Congress, 4th District, with 95% reporting: Paul Carmouche (Democrat, endorsed by Obama) at 47% John […]

Malik Update: 10:46pm (53% reporting. Malik at 3%. Rep ahead)

In the Congressional race for Louisiana, 2nd District (New Orleans), with fifty three percent of districts reporting: Joseph Cao (Republican) at 53% [yup, same as percent reporting] William Jefferson (Democrat/incumbent) at 43% Malik Rahim (Green Party) at 3% Gregory Kahn (Libertarian) at 1% — Also…at 10:49 pm for Congress, 4th District in Louisiana: Paul Carmouche […]

Background story on Louisiana 2nd and 4th Congressional race

Thanks to Roger at www.greenforgreens.org for the tip: http://www.apnews.com/ap/db_6416/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=lAtII5Eo&src=cat&dbid=6416&dbname=Elections

Malik Update: 9:52pm (4 percent reporting, Rep ahead)

In the Louisiana race for Congress, 2nd District, at 9:53 pm, the Secretary of State’s office reports: Four percent of precincts reporting: Joseph Cao (Rep) at 56% William Jefferson (Dem/incumbent) at 39% Malik Rahim (Green Party) at 4% Gregory Kahn (Libertarian) at 1%

Malik Rahim: Live results AND pure speculation

The Louisiana Secretary of State’s Office has an excellent results page, with live streaming in one corner, and the results updated quickly at the bottom. Go to that office: here. At that web-site, there are currently no results for the 2nd District race with Malik Rahim. But, good news for Malik Rahim is that, in […]

neworleans: The Times Pic playing dirty politics

Update: 12/7/08: Anh “Joseph” Cao (Republican) won. Malik Rahim  got at least 3%.  The update on Wilderside is: here. neworleans: The Times Pic playing dirty politics In the years following the collapse of the federal levees after Hurricane Katrina, activist Malik Rahim was busy organizing one of the most influential recovery organizations in the Gulf […]

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