Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in several news outlets including the Advocate and the Daily Star in 2014. The growing influence of special interests is imperiling our democracy. A healthy democratic government consists of an informed electorate capable of influencing and shaping policies that benefit the whole of society. A well-informed citizenry […]
Ever since Drew Brees came to New Orleans, he has been a hero to me. The last thing my publication and I wanted to do was to defame an American hero. For the record, we don’t believe we have defamed him. Drew Brees has always shown class, dignity and respect in all of his encounters […]
Gary Landrieu, an independent running for Governor and cousin of former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and former Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu, received pushback after dropping the n-word on WGSO 990, a talk radio show. He explained that because his family members were sympathetic to African Americans, he used to be picked on and called […]
According to a newly released report by the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), catastrophic superstorms combined with rising sea levels could result in hundreds of millions of people from coastlines around the world to be displaced. The findings represent a “special report” on the Earth’s frozen zones, or cryosphere. A draft of […]
The Louisiana Gubernatorial race is heating up. While Governor John Bel Edwards has enjoyed above average approval ratings throughout his tenure, his party affiliation as a Democrat makes him a vulnerable incumbent in a red state like Louisiana.The two Republican candidates know what they have to do and they are not holding back. In a […]
After discovering Ramon Torres, a U.S. citizen for ten years, since 2009, was illegally detained at Ascension Parish Jail for four days, the ACLU of Louisiana has announced a lawsuit. It all started in August 2018 when Ramon Torres was pulled over and arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. Despite showing multiple forms of […]
Demand the removal of ICE Director George LundIII, who is committing crimes against humanity. Remind ICE employees they are accomplices in these crimes, and can follow the lead of ICE employees around the country who refuse a job description that includes “tyranny.” THIS IS A SILENT ACTION. Anyone can do it! Silence is violence. This […]
Learning of Big Easy Magazine’s fundraiser, a local revisionist history author who publicly praised Robert E. Lee as a hero cheered on our potential demise.
The California Senate advanced a bill that would allow college athletes to be compensated for endorsement deals while still maintaining their amateur status.
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