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New Orleans: Tasering Community Activists over public housing destruction and NRA sues over Katrina Gun Confiscation

Dec 19: High Noon in New Orleans (NYTimes)

 

Dec 19: City Council votes to level public housing (WDSU TV)

12,000 homeless and they’re destroying 4,500 units? 

 

Dec 20: Video: Protestors Tased and Pepper-Sprayed at New Orleans City Hall (MParent and Democracy Now! audio and transcript interview with two community activists and a former SWAT commander)

 

Save New Orleans Affordable Housing Fact Sheet (San Francisco Bay View)

 

Shock Doctrine in Action in New Orleans (Huffington Post)

More post-Katrina analysis via Naomi Klein 

 

Update on the Katrina Diaspora (NYTimes)

 

The NRA is (finally) planning a lawsuit on behalf of New Orleans residents whose guns were confiscated by the City (AP/Yahoo, great YouTube video, PrisonPlanet and Reason)

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