On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee held its first hearing on gun violence in 8 years. Since the last hearing, which was held in 2011, hundreds of people have been killed in mass shootings across the nation: Sandy Hook Elementary – 26 killed Route 91 Harvest Music Festival – 58 killed Washington Naval Yard – […]
For a President who values image and showmanship above all else, Donald Trump’s second State of the Union address likely feels like an absolute success.
Every 7 minutes in the US a child will be bullied. Only 4 in 100 adults will intervene, and only 11 percent of the child’s peers might do the same.
The Sewerage and Waterboard task force released their final report this week. The results might not surprise you.
What is Gordon Plaza? An introduction to the neighborhood in New Orleans sitting on a Superfund site.
Activist Joshua Rubin walked the fence of Tornillo, the child detention camp in Texas which at one time held close to 3,000 children.
According to the suit, Graham not only failed to act but helped to cover up horrific abuses suffered by C.T. Sullivan at the hands of his paraprofessional.
On Friday, President Donald Trump announced that he and congressional leaders made a deal to fund and open the government for three weeks, bring the country’s longest government shutdown on record to an end. The continuing resolution proposed by lawmakers will reopen nine unfunded U.S. Government departments just as around 800,000 federal workers missed their […]
Another week has come and gone. Today, many federal workers will go without a paycheck for the second time. In honor of that, we’re changing up our usual style for the Progressive’s Weekend and highlighting businesses that are offering freebies to those who are working (or not) without pay. Food Emeril: Emeril Lagasse’s NOLA Restaurant in […]
In the photos, Ertel is in blackface and drag, wearing a New Orleans Saints bandanna and a purple t-shirt proclaiming “Katrina Victim”.
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