Friday, March 21, 2008

3/22/2008 Community Gumbo

Democracy Now
  • Listen | Fed Bailout of Bear Stearns First of its Kind Since Great Depression (3/20/08)
    The Fed has become the lender of last resort for other investment banks in a move that marks one of the broadest expansions of the Fed’s lending authority since the 1930s.
  • Listen | Censoring Science: Inside the Political Attack on Dr. James Hansen and the Truth of Global Warming (3/21/08)
    For the past twenty-five years, he has headed NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies. Just over a year ago, Dr. Hansen went public with a charge that made headlines around the world—that the Bush administration had been trying to silence his warnings about the urgent need to address climate change.

Former President Bill Clinton Inspires Student Volunteers in New Orleans to Solve Global Problems

  • Listen | Former President Bill Clinton, CGIU closing (excerpted)
  • Listen | Jennifer Landix, Lower Ninth Ward resident
  • Listen | Rebecca Otten, Tulane University student
  • Listen | Darryl Malek Wiley, New Orleans Sierra Club & Victor Amoo, Historic Green


Historic Green

Delta Chapter of the Sierra Club

Make It Right Foundation

Clinton Global Initiative

Clinton Global Initiative University Meeting 2008 Coverage hosted by

Ryan Rivet, "Clinton Targets Change Around the World or Around the Corner," New Wave, 3/17/08.

John Pope, "Clinton rallies students to improve world," The Times-Picayune, 3/16/08.

Joseph R. Schwartz, "Family finds reasons to stay in Lower Ninth," The Daily Tarheel, 8/30/07.

David MacCauley, "Dwell Visits Historic Green," Historic Green podcast, 3/15/08.

Gordon Soderberg, "Ms. Leblanc talks about the Lower Ninth Ward," New Orleans Voices for Peace (vcast), 8/24/07.

Tom Valtin, "'Historic Green' Event Helps Rebuild Lower Ninth Ward," Sierra Club Grassroots Bulletin, 3/10/08.
Music Played:
Benny Goodman, "Blue Skies"

Benny Goodman, "Basin Street Blues"


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