Newell Normand

Newell Normand
October 11, 2019 - 3:43 pm
Here we go again - back to the argument over a mascot and a chant for a sports team. In “Woketopia,” if a few are offended by the representation, then the only acceptable remedial action available must be abolition. The most recent victim reveals itself in the Atlanta Braves. A St. Louis Cardinals...
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Newell Normand
October 10, 2019 - 5:56 pm
How would you like to walk out of your door to discarded syringes, human excrement, trash, and homeless people sleeping on your steps? San Francisco, one of America's wealthiest and most beautiful cities, is being held hostage by its homeless population. Social programs designed to help the...
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Newell Normand
October 08, 2019 - 6:06 pm
One crime victim in New Orleans said, "If you've done heavy crimes at 14, right after you get out of juvie, you're probably headed to a real career." This quote speaks to serious issues in our community and seems to be indicative of a lack of a consistent and persistent approach to juvenile...
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Newell Normand
October 07, 2019 - 9:08 pm
Have we lost the art of being kind and respectful? By changing our attitudes, can we make a positive impact on each other and on our communities? Mark Lewis thinks so. He's the Managing Director of Communique LLC, a business coaching and consulting firm, and the author of "Give a Damn: Give A Damn...
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Newell Normand
October 04, 2019 - 10:55 am
One would think college campuses have historically been designed to be a place to talk about the truth, maybe have a little Socratic dialogue, have a difference of opinion, be able to formulate one's moral compass, ideologies and otherwise.. but not so fast! It seems there's a move afoot across the...
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Newell Normand
October 02, 2019 - 5:23 pm
Can you afford to continue renting or owning a house in Orleans Parish? The state of affordable housing in New Orleans has earned a "D" grade for the second year in a row. If the city keeps losing more affordable hosing, what will happen to the city's economy when the workers and culture bearers...
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Newell Normand
October 01, 2019 - 5:18 pm
One in seven adults in New Orleans have a warrant out for their arrest, according a recent article in the Washington Post. The response by some of the City Council members resembles a series of dots that don't really connect. Newell invited Rafael Goyeneche from the Metropolitan Crime Commission...
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Newell Normand
September 30, 2019 - 6:05 pm
It's number four on your ballot - the New Orleans Affordable Housing Property Tax Exemption Amendment is a result of Senate bills authored by Troy Carter, who I've had on the show a couple of times. As a result of our conversations, he actually amended these bills to put them in a better posture...
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Newell Normand
September 25, 2019 - 4:56 pm
There's a new blight initiative in the Crescent City taking effect immediately. Sounds great! But what does that mean? What's the plan? Newell invited Winston Reid, the Director of Code Enforcement for the City of New Orleans, into the studio to talk about what the goals of this initiative are and...
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Newell Normand
September 24, 2019 - 5:01 pm
Vermont Senator and Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders has a new solution for every problem; trouble is, he's quick on the solution side but not too quick on the details side, and certainly not too quick to say how he wants to pay for free college, or free healthcare. Today's big plan...
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