Hurricane Katrina

Freedom September 17, 2005

NB// This is a bit rough and ready as I'm testing a new scanning wand, but what the hey.

Katrina: social tragedy benefits exploiters, devastates workers

An article by Jon Bekken about the management of Hurricane Katrina relief. Originally appeared in the Industrial Worker (October 2005).

Disaster communism part 1 - disaster communities

Occupy Sandy: "mutual aid, not charity"

In part one of this three-part article, we look at the concept of disaster communism as it relates to the communities of solidarity and mutual aid typically formed in disaster situations.

Five years after hurricane Katrina, community still trying to find justice for residents

Last friday, three officers were finally indicted by a federal grand jury for the post-katrina murder of Henry Glover, and the ensuing five year cover up.

New Orleans: after the storms, 2005

Prol-Position on New Orleans and the hurricane Katrina disaster in 2005.

The Tin Roof Blowdown, by James Lee Burke (2007). Book review – Tom Jennings

The Tin Roof Blowdown, by James Lee Burke

James Lee Burke’s post-Katrina hardboiled crime novel, The Tin Roof Blowdown, exposes and critiques the responses to the disaster.

The Subject Supposed to Loot and Rape - Slavoj Žižek

Philosopher/psychoanalyst Slavoj Žižek examines the racist reaction to Hurricane Katrina, and argues there is a deeper logic at work, reflecting globalisation's simultaneous freeing of trade in commodities and segregation of people.

Hurricane Katrina, and the good churchgoers of the U.S. South - prole cat

One person's experience of Church aid in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in the United States.

Imprisoned in New Orleans

Jordan Flaherty and Tamika Middleton report on the fate of prisoners in New Orleans prisons since Hurricane Katrina.

More Katrina survivors to be made homeless

On Monday, February 13th, the New Orleans homeless population will skyrocket, and the survivors of Katrina will be victimised again.