We got our Malik Rahim campaign sign, and it is proudly on display in front of our house. I chatted with Christian Roselund a bit when he dropped the sign off. He informed me that Malik’s candidacy has caught the attention of many Greens across the country. Some of them are, as one might expect, […]Read More → Malik’s Money
I’m passing the mic to Malik Rahim who has sent out the following campaign letter. — B November 19, 2008 Dear friends in the struggle, As you may be aware, I am seeking election to the United States House of Representatives on December 6. I apologize in advance for the impersonal nature of this letter. […]Read More → A Letter from Malik
So William Jefferson won the Democratic Party primary Tuesday, beating out Helena Moreno. But we will have to go back to the polls to vote on this race a third time in December for the actual election. We could save plenty of money and avoid a lot of hassle if we adopted Instant Runoff Voting […]Read More → Little-Known?
The qualifying period is over, and the field is jam-packed. Two dozen candidates for mayor alone! I’m sorry to say that no one is running as a Green. Les Evenchick is running for City Council At-Large, but his party affiliation is listed as “no party,” which is probably accurate since I think he quit the […]Read More → Greenless
Yesterday was a good day. A hearty breakfast at Slim Goodies, a day of cleaning out the house, meeting with the adjuster, and then meeting some friends for a few drinks at the Balcony Bar. I talked on the phone with Xy and she seemed in good spirits, unlike the day before when she was […]Read More → Good and Bad
We made it into Orleans Parish without any challenge by the authorities. We are now comfortably ensconced at Howie’s house in Algiers. We delivered our van-full of supplies to Malik’s place, which is serving as a community supply and distribution center, and we delivered our medical supplies to the Common Ground medical clinic. Then we […]Read More → Algiers
The drive to NOLA / Jacob Appelbaum / CC BY-SA 2.0 Jacob Appelbaum has posted a bunch of photos that were taken in New Orleans in the last few days, including this one of my friend and co-conspirator Malik Rahim. The pix are really excellent and deserve to be seen by anyone who’s wondering what’s […]Read More → The drive to NOLA