An Exercise in (f)Utility
In for a Shock
In response to reports that Alexandria is contemplating privatizing its 126-year-old, nonprofit municipal utility system, some have claimed they’re paying too much, but anyone who believes a private operator will make things cheaper is in for a shock.
Tilly Snyder Is Missing Again
Wikipedia’s decision to permanently delete John K. Snyder’s page cannot erase the true story of one of the most eccentric politicians in Louisiana history and the mastermind behind the Great Catfish Massacre of 1985.
A Fight Worth Having
How Louisianians can organize to stop the hellish domino effect of the Alito draft decision
Harry B. Silver (1922-2022), CenLa’s Most Celebrated Civic Champion Dies at 100
On Sept. 6, 1948, a little over two weeks after Harry Bernard Silver, a 26-year-old lawyer from East Orange, N.J., exchanged vows with 20-year-old...
Jeff Landry Reports His Campaign Spent Over $120K for Alligator Hunting Tags. There’s Just...
Before he won his first election, a campaign for Louisiana's Third Congressional District in 2010, Jeff Landry's claim to fame was his victory, ten...
The (Second) Louisiana Progressive?
Troy Carter, Theodore Roosevelt, Whit Martin, and the Mantle of Louisiana Progressivism