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How ACORN Helped Save New Orleans for Katrina Survivors

John Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Atlas

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.

The Right's Conspiracy Theory Attack on Frances Fox Piven

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Dreier

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 Fired By ACORN; Director Of Louisiana ACORN Is Companion Of Founder Wade Rathke

The Times-Picayune | Gordon Russell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Beth Butler, the longtime executive director of Lousiana ACORN, was terminated by the organization's national leadership Monday amid a power struggle ...