The BBC has posted an excellent set of documentary photographs. They attempt to get across the frustrations of residents living in a FEMA community in Baker, Louisiana.Read More
Wednesday's reading at the Internationalist is picking up steam. It looks as if Chris Estes, Executive Director of the North Carolina Housing Coalition, as well as both Lewis Dancey and Neill Goslin of the Self-Help Credit Union, will be on hand.
The Independent is excited, too. Editors have pegged our reading as an "IndyPic!"Read More
The Washington Post is reporting today that FEMA has suppressed reports of toxic levels of formaldehyde in FEMA trailers set up after Katrina. The reports come out of work done by the Sierra Club since 2006. Data suggests that levels reached 75 times beyond what the law considers the maximum safe level to be for workers.Read More
Credit Unions are a great place to start. Here is a short list of a few places that provide loans.Read More