Fight for $44! What if Wages Matched Wall Street Bonuses?

April 8, 2021

While the Fight for $15 movement stalled in Congress, thanks to every Republican in the Senate, a select few Democrats, and one independent U.S. Senator, an amazing idea has been brought to national attention by Sarah Anderson. Anderson is a co-editor at, a project of the progressive Institute for Policy Studies. According to Anderson, […]

Attorney General Jeff Landry Warns Websites Against Selling Fake Vaccine Cards

April 2, 2021

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry put out a warning on the internet to stop vaccine card fraud. Shopify, eBay, and Twitter are providing ways to access or buy fraudulent COVID vaccine cards, and he’s had enough of it. However, it wasn’t just him though. As he points out, 45 other attorney generals have joined him […]

Louisiana Budget Project Says Bill 186 Will Strip Child Support Payments From Children in Need; Rep. Bacala Says Otherwise

April 1, 2021

Louisiana State Representative Tony Bacala, Republican representing Ascension Parish, has been in the crosshairs of Twitter recently, specifically of Jan Moller, Executive Director of the Louisiana Budget Project, and Louisiana Democrats. Moller recently tweeted that, “A Louisiana legislator wants state government to confiscate child support payments from poor kids to help pay their Medicaid costs.” […]

Game Changer: Progressive Champion Gary Chambers Endorses Karen Carter Peterson for Congress

March 29, 2021

  With two people left competing for former Congressman Cedric Richmond’s seat, in a run-off with state Senators Troy Carter and Karen Carter Peterson, an important endorsement has arrived that may sway the race. Gary Chambers, who came in a very respectable third with 21% in the March special election, endorsed Sen. Peterson. Sen. Peterson […]

A New Era for Jim Crow: Voting Suppression Bill Passes; What That Means; Could it Happen Here?

March 29, 2021

What happened? Surrounded by his all white, all male peers, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp sat in front of a painting of Callaway plantation. It’s a place that was built on and succeeded entirely due to slavery. Outside of the Governor’s office, a Black woman, Georgia State Representative Park Cannon, was dragged away by police for […]

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