The Visionary Activist Show

The Visionary Activist Show – August 20, 2009 at 2:00pm

Four years after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, 1/3 of the addresses in the city are vacant or abandoned, and an estimated 11,000 remain homeless.  How has a change in the White House been felt in New Orleans?  PLUS: as the Obama adminstration  meets with coalfield residents and coal industry reps, how will they know the real residents from Big Coal mannequins?   With host Kris Welch, noon to one.

guests: Bill Quigley, human rights lawyer and law professor (Loyola University, New Orleans); current director of Center for Constitutional Rights; live from New Orleans
        Trupania Bonner, exec. dir. Moving Forward Gulf Coast; leads coalition of residents and those still displaced

        Jeff Biggers, author (The United States of Appalachia); writer (Huffington Post)
        Steph Pistello, Alliance for Appalachia


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