Category Archives: Katrina

Five Years After Katrina: Fight Disaster Profiteering

As we mark the fifth anniversary of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, we thought it appropriate to join in supporting the Katrina Information Network’s action to halt the awarding of contracts to war and disaster profiteer Halliburton Corporation. Click here to … Continue reading

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Join the Fight on the Second Anniversary of Katrina

The Second Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina finds the Gulf Coast still in a devastated state with tens of thousands or Katrina survivors unable to return to any sense of normalcy. The response to the horrendous damage done by the winds … Continue reading

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Katrina — the Sunbelt: The Work That Now Must Be Done

Katrina’s devastation is no coincidence. The impacted area is in the middle of the Sunbelt, home of low union density and "right-to-work for less" laws. The planned disenfranchisement of Florida voters in the 2000 election. Huge demographic changes with new … Continue reading

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The Titanic of Our Era

(From The complete failure of the Bush administration — and to a lesser extent state and local authorities on the Gulf Coast — to respond to the devastation of Hurricane Katrina has raised questions about the motives at play. … Continue reading

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“We Charge Genocide!”

Let’s talk about the Bush administration’s response to Hurricane Katrina victims in real terms. Let’s name it for what it is: Genocide. That’s what Brother William L. Patterson did in 1951 after the UN Convention on Genocide went into effect. … Continue reading

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