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Flying in the face of historical value, lack of destruction and showing support for blatant racism demolition is beginning on public housing units throughout New Orleans. Local business interests, using hurricane Katrina as a transparent cover have seized the opportunity to remove the last remnants of any type of affordable housing in New Orleans to force the creation of a “mixed use” (gentrified) area. Protests have been on going since this announcement and they came to a head today:

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The New York Times is reporting that whites have won the majority in the New Orleans council elections. Normally, the race of the race wouldn’t be national news, except this is a post-Katrina New Orleans, where many of the displaced are black, and it would seem not too many are upset about that. (more…)

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