Tagged: nola

bm195 Fighting for the Wetlands

bm195 Fighting for the Wetlands

MP3 Audio [18 MB]DownloadShow URL These days, you won’t often find the mainstream media talking about the rebuilding process in and around new olreans. There is even less of a chance they’ll bring up a widely known yet under reported...
 

Stealing Houses In NOLA

Stealing Houses In NOLA

It was probably my second day in New Orleans and I decided to go visit the common ground legal clinic. I had heard they were providing free legal advice and a mini computer lab for local residents who want to...

bmtv43 St Mary’s of the 9 Ward

bmtv43 St Mary’s of the 9 Ward

Click To Play This is a vlog entry about my visit to the upper ninth ward in New Orleans. I also walk around St. Mary’s school which is now a base of operations for the common ground relief effort.

bm193 Oasis in the Ninth Ward

bm193 Oasis in the Ninth Ward

MP3 Audio [19 MB]DownloadShow URL Somewhere in the upper ninth ward, amidst the destruction and abandonment, there are 400 volunteers occupying a school. Everyday they fan out into the city and take on a task that most would not have...
 

Some Americans’ Priorities

Some Americans’ Priorities

I started off the morning by heading to the ninth ward… err.. nine ward. Having heard soo much about it, I was anxious to be there and see how people were dealing with post Katrina life more than a year...

bmtv42 Exploring the Bayou

bmtv42 Exploring the Bayou

Click To Play Many many issue-focused podcasts coming up, but as I’m not ready with them yet, I bring you something else. This vlog entry is from my first day in the New Orleans area.. at the Jean Lafitte natural...