Louisiana Ranks Below Average on Social Justice Measures Fourth Year in a Row

November 27, 2020

Louisiana and other Gulf South states ranked below average on measures of social justice for the fourth year in a row according to a report released by the Jesuit Social Research Institute (JSRI) of Loyola University New Orleans. The annual JustSouth Index ranks all 50 states plus the District of Columbia on quantitative indicators such as poverty, […]

Reasons for Supporting the Black Lives Matter Movement

July 24, 2020

  Sparked by the death of George Floyd, the Black Lives Matter movement has become a polarizing discourse worldwide. It’s understandable—the campaign raises issues about personal biases that are uncomfortable to acknowledge.    The situation is unpleasant because there’s truth to the idea that everyone is biased in some way. Even if you feel that you’re […]

The Rise of the Social Justice Warrior

July 24, 2020

  Today’s P.C. police have taken on a public mantle, and political correctness has taken on a new persona. These passionate people claim to represent the social conscience of our times, but are they taking things too far?  In this post, we’ll explore the rise of the social justice warrior, and whether they are hurting […]

Cannabis in the Era of COVID-19

April 20, 2020

These are strange and trying times that we are currently living in, but you already know that. There has been some press coverage of the short- and long-term economic impacts on local and state government as a result of the pandemic but it will hit very soon. The Port of Louisiana is a major source […]

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