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Jordan Flaherty : Corporate Profiteering One Year After Haiti Earthquake

The Haitian national flag stands at half mast at the National Palace during the one-year anniversary of the 2010 quake in downtown Port-au-Prince, January 12, 2011. Photo by Allison Shelley / Reuters.One year after Haiti earthquake:Corporations profit while people suffer … finish reading Jordan Flaherty : Corporate Profiteering One Year After Haiti Earthquake

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Jordan Flaherty : New Orleans Jail Struggle Could Shape City’s Future

Image of Orleans Parish Prison from BBC documentary, Prisoners of Katrina.New Orleans:The nation’s incarceration capital Struggle over the size of New Orleans’ jail could define the city’s future. By Jordan Flaherty / The Rag Blog / November 11, 2010 NEW … finish reading Jordan Flaherty : New Orleans Jail Struggle Could Shape City’s Future

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Jordan Flaherty : Five Years After Katrina and Still Not Home

Image from Facing South.Displacement continues:New Orleans five years after Katrina More than 100,000 New Orleanians received a one-way ticket out of town and still have received no help in coming back, and these voices are left out of most stories … finish reading Jordan Flaherty : Five Years After Katrina and Still Not Home

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Jordan Flaherty : A Movement Rises in Arizona

Protest agains Arizona’s new immigration law April 25, 2010, in Phoenix. Photo from Getty Images.Widespread struggle offers human rights vision:A movement rises in Arizona By Jordan Flaherty / The Rag Blog / July 29, 2010 PHOENIX — Three months ago, … finish reading Jordan Flaherty : A Movement Rises in Arizona

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NOLA’s Killer Cops : Danziger Bridge is Just the Beginning

Lance Madison is surrounded by State Police and NOPD SWAT members on Sept. 4, 2005, after violence erupted on the Danziger Bridge in New Orleans. Madison was accused of shooting at police and was arrested, but he was later released. … finish reading NOLA’s Killer Cops : Danziger Bridge is Just the Beginning

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Jordan Flaherty : Cultural Extinction and the Deepwater Spill

Photo of Bayou Pointe-au-Chien from a backyard in the Louisiana Indian community. Photo by Jordan Flaherty / The Rag Blog.Cultural extinction and the Deepwater spill Louisiana’s coastal communities fear they may never recover from BP’s drilling disaster. By Jordan Flaherty … finish reading Jordan Flaherty : Cultural Extinction and the Deepwater Spill

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Jena, Louisiana : Drug Bust or Racist Revenge?

Sheriff Scott Franklin, shown reveling in loot obtained during a controversial drug raid last summer in Jena, Louisiana. Photo special to The Rag Blog.Revenge for civil rights protests?‘Operation Third Option’ in Jena By Jordan Flaherty / The Rag Blog / … finish reading Jena, Louisiana : Drug Bust or Racist Revenge?

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Culture of Abuse : Police Harassment of New Orleans Transgenders

New Orleans cops are on the prowl for transgenders. Photo by Ted Jackson / The Times-Picayune Archive.Transgender community in New OrleansClaims abuse and discrimination by police By Jordan Flaherty / The Rag Blog / April 20, 2010 New Orleans’ Black … finish reading Culture of Abuse : Police Harassment of New Orleans Transgenders

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Jordan Flaherty : Racist Coup in Waterproof, Louisiana?

Waterproof, LA. Photo from Fox 44 / Baton Rouge.Did racist coup in northern Louisiana townOverthrow Black mayor and police chief? By Jordan Flaherty / The Rag Blog / March 27, 2010 NEW ORLEANS — In Waterproof, a small northern Louisiana … finish reading Jordan Flaherty : Racist Coup in Waterproof, Louisiana?

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Landrieu and the Saints : A New Day for New Orleans?

New Orleans mayor-elect Mitch Landrieu. Photo from AP.Who dat mayor:A new day for New Orleans? By Jordan Flaherty / The Rag Blog / February 9, 2010 NEW ORLEANS — In a city consumed by the Superbowl and Mardi Gras celebrations, … finish reading Landrieu and the Saints : A New Day for New Orleans?

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Jordan Flaherty : New Orleans’ Heart is in Haiti

New Orleans creole cottages: a gift from Haiti. Painting by B.Sasik.New Orleans and our Haitian roots We share a common history, and we will work for a shared future of justice and liberation. By Jordan Flaherty / The Rag Blog … finish reading Jordan Flaherty : New Orleans’ Heart is in Haiti

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A Real Crime : How the Law Treats Sex Workers in New Orleans

‘Crimes against nature’:Prosecuting sex workers in New Orleans More than half of the people on Louisiana’s Sex Offender Registry — which was designed for rapists and child molesters — are indigent women convicted of sex work. By Jordan Flaherty / … finish reading A Real Crime : How the Law Treats Sex Workers in New Orleans

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