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Artvoice Weekly Edition » Issue v12n14 (04/04/2013) » Section: Week in Review

The USA vs. Leslie James Pickering

Last August, Leslie James Pickering received unsettling news from an old acquaintance he’d known in Portland, Oregon, where both had lived in the 1990s. Pickering’s friend, now living in the Southwest, had received a phone call from two men who identified themselves as agents in the FBI’s Buffalo field office.

Sequester Cuts Hit Homeless

Massive cuts brought on by the sequester are threatening the effectiveness of organizations all over the country that depend on federal funding, and programs that help those who have nothing—like the homeless—are preparing for the worst.

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