Monday, September 26, 2005

Mike Davis on Katrina’s aftermath: The struggle over the future of New Orleans

From Socialist Worker. Davis writes, "HURRICANE KATRINA occurred on the 40th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act--the culmination of the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s.

It provides a kind of tragic measure of the degree to which the civil rights revolution has been turned back. Not only in exposing the degree of criminal neglect and social Darwinism on the part of the Bush administration, but if you look at the event in detail, it will also tell you about the appalling contradictions of power and inequality in U.S. cities." Read more.


At 5:51 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

For the next hurricane image katrina ; the easy way to keep going.


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