Peter Athas is uninspired by the first-string candidates in New Orleans’ mayoral race.
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One thing is for certain: Russel Honore does not mind telling you why he’s totally unimpressed, even if it means boot-stomping all over the self-aggrandizing talking points offered by city, county, and state elected officials on both sides of the political aisle.
Young People have the power to change the New Orleans political system.
Democrats desperately need a new generation of leadership, and Jason Kander may be one of the best in the country to help motivate, recruit, and develop a bench.
In Louisiana, the oil and gas industry sells two products: Energy and fear.
How a racist teenager at LSU became the most influential white nationalist in the country and nearly the most powerful man in Louisiana.
New Orleans politics is always interesting and entertaining, even when it’s appalling.
It’s shaping up to be a strange year in American politics. But for the state of Louisiana, 1972 was a year whose tumult gives the chaos of 2017 a run for its money.
Baton Rouge police union liaison John Delgado referred to beneficiaries of B.R.A.V.E. funding as “young gang-bangers” after a contentious Metro Council meeting. The lack of attention to his comments highlights the city’s large racial divide.
Collectively, these women became known as the Jeff Davis 8, and to this day, with the exception of the location of Huey P. Long’s deduct box, their murders remain the most significant and most astonishing unsolved mystery in the state of Louisiana. It may also be the biggest cover-up in Louisiana’s history, which is saying something.