Tag: Katrina

Gustav

A few days after the three year anniversary of Katrina — and later, Rita — many of our neighbors in the Southern U.S. are gearing up for another big storm before they’ve even recovered from the first one. After hitting…

Housing Is A Human Right

Bint shares the bad news that all public housing units in New Orleans are set to be destroyed. If you’re in Louisiana or the surrounding areas, or if you want to make the journey to engage in some civil disobedience,…

All Katrina, All the Time

Paul Krugman has an excellent take on the Katrina anniversary: Today, much of the Gulf Coast remains in ruins. Less than half the federal money set aside for rebuilding, as opposed to emergency relief, has actually been spent, in part…

Drinking Liberally on The Daily Show

The fabulous organization Drinking Liberally was noted on The Daily show yesterday — and my all-time favorite Drinking Liberally lady Katrina* is the first interviewee. My head is in the background (white sweater, brown ponytail, dumb faces). It’s a pretty…