Charles E. Anderson: Life in New Orleans’ 9th Ward

Charles E. Anderson | Life in New Orleans’ 9th Ward

http://www.truthout.org/docs_2006/080707R.shtml

In Part Two of his series for Truthout, Charles E. Anderson says the “reality is that resources, not geography, determine a neighborhood’s resurrection, and the elderly are hit particularly hard.”

Pelosi Seeks to Change FISA Bill

http://www.truthout.org/docs_2006/080707S.shtml

Tim Starks, Congressional Quarterly, reports: “Despite the win President Bush scored on legislation expanding the administration’s eavesdropping authority, Democrats appear determined to make it a temporary victory.”

Millions of Women Still Fail to Cast Ballots

http://www.truthout.org/issues_06/080707WA.shtml

Jacqueline Lee, writing for Women’s eNews, reports that “many women’s votes are missing from the count. In the last presidential election, eight million women registered but did not vote; another 36 million potential female voters were not registered at all.”

Pharmacists Fear Medicaid Changes

http://www.truthout.org/issues_06/080707HA.shtml

Rob Hotakainen, McClatchy Newspapers, writes: “For Mark Williams, it’s a simple business proposition: He can’t afford to sell medicine for less than what he paid for it. But he says that’s what Washington expects him to do, come January.”

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