#EnemyOfNone: An Editorial Statement

Statement from the Big Easy Magazine Editorial Board Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. The First…

August 16, 2018
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The Louisiana Execution

Adam Albaari –Contributing Writer The Attorney General of Louisiana, Jeff Landry, has recently announced that he plans on bringing back more diverse options to the implementation of the death penalty if the problems relating to lethal injection are not solved. Many progressives consider this a massive regression in a state that the larger Union already…

August 14, 2018
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(Progressive) Events! August 3rd – 5th

By Bill Arceneaux – Lead Content Writer For us at Big Easy Magazine, progressivism isn’t something to apologize for – It’s something to be celebrated and acted on. This weekend, here in New Orleans, is Netroots Nation 2018! A collection and collective of events and people representing the entire spectrum of left politics. There’ll be…

August 3, 2018
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GRACE, HUMILITY, DIGNITY, AND CLASS: Demario Davis Has Already Made the New Orleans Saints “Winners” in More Ways Than One

By Barry Hirstius – Contributing Writer Regardless of whatever your political views are, the recent crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border regarding the separation of migrant children from their parents while seeking freedom, political asylum, and eventual U.S. citizenship has become one of epic proportions. The situation has now become a national controversy thanks to the…

August 1, 2018
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They Stood Once

By Bill Arceneaux – Lead Content Writer *Disclaimer – The views expressed in this interview are solely those of the individual being interviewed and do not reflect the opinions or beliefs of the Big Easy Magazine Editorial Board.  Unapologetically Progressive, -Big Easy Magazine To call the subject matter of this article “controversial” would be an…

August 1, 2018
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Pressing Forward

By Bill Arceneaux – Lead Content Writer “I don’t vote for zombies,” I said to family, as we walked into a community play my cousin was acting in. “He just looks like one.” He, being Ralph Nader. At the time, I knew very little about the man outside of his appearance and voice. Nader just…

August 1, 2018
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Medical Marijuana in Louisiana

By Maddy Kolker – Contributing Writer This article is a continuation of a discussion that Big Easy Magazine began last month! …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Y’all. We live in Louisiana. We live in a state where there are no laws prohibiting workplace, in school, or housing discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. We live in a…

August 1, 2018
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The Religious Liberty Task Force: A Rhymed Response

By Nolan Storey – Editor in Chief / Staff Poet   You have no power here, Death has no dominion, And though as life, you appear, We see through the haze, your lies. You are truly a cage, And to those of us with open eyes, A cage is death.   Freedom is our dominion,…

August 1, 2018
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Swamp du Jour – MAGA ALERT!

By Zac McGovern – Contributing Cartoonist Zac McGovern has been making cartoons for most of his life.  Mostly it has been a way to pass the time and express a wide range of feelings.  He likes exploring oddball characters and making fun of establishment figures and ideas.  While many see cartoons as silly kid stuff,…

August 1, 2018
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Working (Without) Prosperity

By Jenn Bentley If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you’ve probably heard that the United States is in the middle of a new prosperous age. Economic growth during Trump’s first year in office is higher than the average annual growth rate for both Obama and Bush’s presidencies. In the second quarter of this…

July 31, 2018
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