Month: April 2011

Lean on Me

Sometimes in our lives, we all have pain, we all have sorrow…But, if we are wise, we always know there’s a tomorrow.

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Faces from the Gulf Coast: one year on

Watch a documentary with these photos and audio interviews: “Stories From the Gulf: Living With the Oil Disaster,” produced by NRDC with opening narration by Robert Redford, premieres on Discovery’s Planet Green on Saturday, April 23, at 2:30 p.m. ET. Here’s the trailer:

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Women still do most of the work and get shafted when it comes to being paid for it

Women have advanced in the workplace, but still get paid less than men in all categories.

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A Year On, Gulf Still Grapples With BP Oil Spill

Many Gulf fishermen said they were waiting for full compensation from fund administrator Feinberg, a financial and psychological hardship among coastal residents who pride themselves on fierce independence. Darlene Kimball, an oyster buyer at Pass Christian’s harbor in Mississippi, opened her receipt books to show that this time last year she was buying up to 1,500 sacks of oysters a day. Last week that figure was down to 47 on some days.

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