One year ago, 17 people locked themselves on to a deportation charter flight at London Stansted Airport, grounding a plan that would have sent 59 people back to face reprisal – and possibly death – in Ghana and Nigeria. Now, those activists could face life imprisonment.
This week on Act Out! Speaking to organizers and residents in the Bayou, we'll dive into the rich and diverse history of those fighting the Bayou Bridge Pipeline – and how people are coming together to build a future outside of the toxic industries that have defined Louisiana.
This week on Act Out! L'eau est la vie – water is life. From the deep bayous and what's left of the Louisiana wetlands...
The state’s credit rating has plummeted due to downgrades from all three major credit agencies over the last year and a half. In its March 2017 report, Moody’s pointed to Louisiana's financial uncertainty, driven by Republican austerity measures.
Protests have engulfed the country with renewed fervor.