listening post http://wwno.org en Voices From The WWNO Listening Post: Transportation http://wwno.org/post/voices-wwno-listening-post-transportation <p><span style="background-color: transparent; white-space: pre-wrap; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Calibri; font-size: 21px; line-height: 1.5;">Getting around New Orleans can be tricky. Whether they have a car, ride a bike, or use public transportation, Crescent City commuters face unique obstacles — from potholes to parades.</span></p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Kate Richardson 49411 at http://wwno.org Voices From The WWNO Listening Post: Charity Hospital http://wwno.org/post/voices-wwno-listening-post-charity-hospital <p></p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.15; white-space: pre-wrap;">The&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; line-height: 17px; white-space: pre-wrap;">1939 </span><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.15; white-space: pre-wrap;">Charity Hospital building served the healthcare needs of generations of the city’s poor. However, its basement flooded during hurricane Katrina, and for the past eight years the building has remained vacant.</span></p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 20:44:12 +0000 Kate Richardson 47403 at http://wwno.org Voices From The WWNO Listening Post: Healthcare http://wwno.org/post/voices-wwno-listening-post-healthcare <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hundreds of thousands of Louisiana residents don’t have health insurance. The number ranges from about 600,000 to 900,000.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The federal health insurance exchanges opened for enrollment on Oct. 1. </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The idea is to get uncovered people into an insurance plan, with a mix of government subsidies and a co-pay from the recipient. However, many people below the poverty line will still need to rely on Louisiana’s safety net hospitals.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 16:01:26 +0000 Kate Richardson 45945 at http://wwno.org Listening Post: Add Your Voice On Healthcare http://wwno.org/post/listening-post-add-your-voice-healthcare <header id="header"><section id="blog_info"><h1>Hey New Orleans, let's talk about local news!</h1></section><section id="blog_avatar"><p><a class="avatar" href="http://listeningpostnola.tumblr.com/"><img src="http://25.media.tumblr.com/avatar_81aa270ff730_64.png" /></a></p></section></header><h2><strong><a href="http://listeningpostnola.tumblr.com/Questionoftheweek">Question of the Week</a></strong></h2><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Listening Post Questions for September 5 - 19</span></p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 16:42:27 +0000 Eve Troeh 43307 at http://wwno.org Listening Post: Voices From A Central City Porch http://wwno.org/post/listening-post-voices-central-city-porch <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This month </span>WWNO<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> launches a new project called <a href="http://listeningpostnola.tumblr.com/" target="_blank">The Listening Post</a>. With the help of local artist Jacques </span>Duffourc<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, we’ve made three portable recording stations that can move around the city. We’ll host occasional events where anyone can sit down to talk.</span></p><p>And we’ll… well… listen.</p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 13:24:21 +0000 Eve Troeh & Jesse Hardman & Kate Richardson 41862 at http://wwno.org