A portrait of Southern poverty

This article is from the March 2017 issue of The Lookout newspaper. The Lookout is a social justice street newspaper published by the Mercy Junction Justice and Peace Center. It is available throughout Chattanooga from distributors who are, who have been or who are at risk of experiencing homelessness. A suggested donation of $1 per […]

The Lookout — Chattanooga’s street newspaper launches on Valentine’s Day

In an act of radical love and solidarity with the most marginalized of our community, Mercy Junction Justice and Peace Center will begin publishing The Lookout — a broadsheet social justice-oriented street newspaper — with the first issue hitting the streets on Feb. 14, 2017, Valentine’s Day. The Lookout will be distributed by those who […]

Superior Creek Lodge: The disaster that wasn’t, but is

by Beth Foster No dam broke. No funnel cloud split the trees or gobbled up houses or flattened crops. The earth did not not shake. But, the waters still rose. And there were no first responders pulling those caught in its muddy mess back to dry ground. It was the middle of the night and […]