A similar effort to ban forced convict labor in Louisiana was soundly defeated with roughly two-thirds voting against.
Atlantic Hurricane Season Blows Open US Inequities
Much of the climate-related homelessness and permanent displacement could be prevented if the U.S. government invested in preparedness, say the authors.
Clinging to Symbols of White Supremacy
Many Southern whites cling to symbols of a racist past when whites reigned supreme and blacks were enslaved or segregated, a fight raging in New Orleans over Confederate monuments, notes Lawrence Davidson.