Institute for Southern Studies: Gulf Coast Reconstruction Watch
Who's watching the Gulf? We are:
While Gulf residents focus on picking up the pieces, a handful of powerful interests -- well-connected contractors, unscrupulous developers, ambitious politicians -- are cutting deals and hatching plans to capitalize on the disaster.The announcement is posted at the ISS "Facing South" blog. The organizers are hoping for support from surfers like you:
But who's watching them?
We are. Today, the Institute for Southern Studies and Southern Exposure have launched an
urgent new project to watch-dog what's happening in the Southern Gulf, and promote a more democratic and accountable future: Gulf Coast Reconstruction Watch.
1) Be a Gulf Watcher: Active readers like you can help us find important news and leads. Send us an anonymous tip here:
2) Get Active: Reconstruction Watch will feature regular action steps you can take to support those working for a just and accountable rebuilding in the Gulf.
3) Support our Investigative Fund: Contributions from readers like you are what make our award-winning investigative reports and progressive voice possible.
Your support today will help us expand our coverage and increase the impact of Reconstruction Watch.