It doesn't get much fresher than this.
Apparently Melissa Harris-Perry is ready for another big project. Between hosting her self-titled weekend show on MSNBC, writing
With all eyes on Louisiana this week and a bright political future at stake, Governor Jindal would do well to repair the mitigation and rebuilding program and get storm-affected Louisianans back into their homes, lest he dash his own hopes to transition to the presidency.
Something must be done, but we need more than just random action, we need real results. The long-term key to making New Orleans safe lies in addressing root causes of crime.
Both Louisiana and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development should immediately reopen settlement talks and work with post-Katrina plaintiffs to achieve the best result for homeowners who are still struggling to repair their homes and their communities.
In most American communities there are two of everything. This is not a modern day Noahian tale, rather it is the lingering effect of de jure segregation.
I'm fighting to end New Orleans' reign as America's blight capital. In fact, I won't rest until Jonathan's success is no longer an anomaly; it must become the norm.
National headlines already reflect that Landrieu is the city's first white mayor since his father's tenure ended in 1979.
The Oscar-nominated "Down in New Orleans" written by Randy Newman for the Princess and the Frog rounds out what could turn out to be the winningest week in the history of the city of New Orleans.
Outside of New Orleans, progressives and liberals are excited about James Perry. But in New Orleans, the candidate seems relatively unknown.