Task Force Seeks Louisiana’s Restoration as International Hub for Trade

New Orleans was “Gateway to the Americas” before being surpassed by other Sun Belt cities NEW ORLEANS – On Wednesday, Louisiana’s Senate trade task force hosted two Louisiana State University economists for their second public meeting and debated how to promote international trade from the state level. With only four monthly meetings left before dissolution…

Controversial New Book Seeks to Revive Nullification

Thomas Woods argues that “Constitution has become non-issue to federal government” According to Rasmussen Reports, constituent hostility to the federal government is at an unprecedented high, and twenty state attorneys general, including Louisiana’s, are challenging the constitutionality of the 2010 federal health care reform. However, in his latest book, Nullification: How to Resist Federal Tyranny…

New Orleans Hosts Environmental Case of Historic Proportions

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals hears oral arguments in international dispute worth $27 billion NEW ORLEANS, La.—Chevron Corporation, by way of its Texaco subsidiary, is embroiled in a more than decade’s long legal battle over alleged environmental damage in the Amazon rainforests of Ecuador. On Monday, as an outcome approaches in the Ecuadorian province of…