Is China Using TikTok To Interfere in the Presidential Election in the United States?

November 24, 2023

??? In recent years, concerns have been mounting over the potential for foreign interference in the democratic processes of nations. The United States, with its global influence and contentious politics, is a prime target for such activities. As another presidential election cycle approaches, questions arise about whether China is using popular social media platforms like […]

The History of Christmas in New Orleans

November 24, 2023

?? Christmas in New Orleans, a city affectionately known as the Big Easy, is steeped in rich history and vibrant tradition. Celebrated with much fanfare, it reflects the diverse culture and religion that have shaped this iconic Louisiana city over centuries. From its earliest days, New Orleans has been a melting pot of cultures—French, Spanish, […]

Resiliency Politics & Mutual Aid in the Wake of Hurricane Ida

September 14, 2021

Resilient, /r??zily?nt/, adjective 1. (of a person or animal) able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions. The word resilient is one that has been oft-used to describe those of us in Louisiana who survived Hurricane Katrina. A description one finds in media spectacles, political assurances, and academic studies. However, this notion of resiliency […]

2nd Congressional District Voters Still Prefer a Moderate Democrat – Troy Carter

April 26, 2021

The voices of voters in Louisiana’s second congressional district rang out loud and clear in this low turnout election. They preferred the moderate Troy Carter, who openly embraced working across party lines, rather than the liberal firebrand Karen Carter Peterson, who positioned herself as an unapologetic progressive and advocated for the left’s signature policies.  According […]

Big Easy Magazine: Karen Carter Peterson Is the Unapologetically Progressive Leader We Need in Congress

April 12, 2021

It has been an honor and a privilege to have been able to meet with two amazing candidates and state senators in the race for Louisiana’s second congressional district. I am humbled that each of these candidates took time to speak with me and Big Easy Magazine. There is no doubt in my mind that […]

State Senators Troy Carter and Karen Carter Peterson Will Compete in Runoff Election for LA US House Seat

March 21, 2021

  Tonight, state Senators Karen Carter Peterson and Troy Carter received the most votes out of a field of 15 candidates in Louisiana’s second congressional district race. Another reliable source, Dave Wasserman with The Cook Political Report has also made this projection. Because no candidate obtained over 50 percent of the vote in the special […]

Voting Rights Champion Stacey Abrams Endorses Karen Carter Peterson for Louisiana’s U.S. House Seat

January 15, 2021

Former Democratic candidate for governor of Georgia and voting rights champion Stacey Abrams tweeted her endorsement of Louisiana State Senator and former Louisiana Democratic Party Chair Karen Carter Peterson for Louisiana’s second U.S. congressional district seat. “I am proud to endorse my friend Karen Carter Peterson in her bid to represent Louisiana’s 2nd congressional district,” […]

Our Views: Congress Should Expel Senator John Kennedy and Other Republicans Who Engaged in Sedition

January 8, 2021

Following an insurrection at our nation’s Capitol that was incited by President Donald Trump, five of six Louisiana Republican elected officials objected to the President-elect Joe Biden’s electors in key swing states. After an objection to Arizona’s electors was raised, the Senate and House of Representatives convened in their respective chambers to debate the objection. […]

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