A week after Katrina hit New Orleans, Federal Government officials and private relief organizations were still discussing how to send aid to the area. ACORN had already moved into action.
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Frances Fox Piven was committed to combining scholarship and activism. Not surprisingly, conservatives have been attacking her ideas for decades. But the demonization of her by the extreme Right has escalated since Obama's election.
Beth Butler, the longtime executive director of Lousiana ACORN, was terminated by the organization's national leadership Monday amid a power struggle ...
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