This opinion column by Bart Everson was originally published on Mid-City Messenger.
Can we talk about Gretna for a moment? I rarely get over there, as crossing the Mississippi River on a bike presents challenges, but there’s clearly some cool things going on. Two musical heroes from my youth rocked Gretna Fest in recent years: Joan Jett and Blue Öyster Cult. Plus, as I recall, there’s a store that still sells unfinished furniture made from solid wood, much appreciated in these days of particle board and plastic.Read more
The Green Party of New Orleans (NOLA Greens) has prepared voting advice for the December 10, 2016, run-off elections as well as two tax propositions.
Why I became a registered Green Party member in New Orleans, Louisiana — and why I will stay GreenRead more
Although we agree that the voting prospects in Louisiana can often leave much to be desired, nevertheless we strongly advocate for voter participation and strong voter turnout. So, it is in that spirit that we offer up a "cheat sheet" which you can take into the booth with you. They're not all Green, but in our opinion they're the "least-bad" choices for the election coming up on 8 November 2016.
We're excited to welcome Green Party VP candidate Ajamu Baraka to New Orleans. Here's our official press release.Read more
The Louisiana resident who makes the most calls between October 10-24th wins a t-shirt, bumper sticker and button!!!Read more
Watch here: Democracy Now! Special, EXPANDED Live Coverage of the First U.S. Vice Presidential Debate
Tonight, Tuesday, October 4 from 8:00PM ET to 11:30PM ET, independent news hour Democracy Now! will host special live coverage of the first U.S. vice presidential debate between Mike Pence and Tim Kaine.Read more
With election day just around the corner there are many ways for you to get involved. Join the growing team of grassroots supporters and help Jill Stein build a national movement for people, planet, and peace. (And in Louisiana's 1st congressional district, Eliot S. Barron is aiming to unseat Steve Scalise.) Tell us how you're interested in helping, and we'll let you know how you can get involved.Read more