All Articles on Hurricane Katrina

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Amid Flooding, Groups Call for End to 'Unconscionable' Fossil Fuel Auctions
"Allowing next week's fossil fuel auction to move forward is rubbing salt in the wounds of a region already in a state of emergency"
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Scientists Say Expect More 1,000-Year Events Like Louisiana Flood
Louisiana's devastating rainfall was the state's second "1,000-year" flood this year
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Gulf Coast Activist Crashes Shell Meeting to Decry Destruction of Her Home
'I questioned why they continue to gamble with the health of our waters, marine life and ways of life,' says Indigenous activist
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BP-Sponsored 'Sunken Cities' Show Provokes Museum-Climbing Climate Protest
BP is funding British Museum's "Sunken Cities" exhibit—a name that "practically spells out the impacts of climate change"
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As Obama Sells Pollution Inside Superdome, Protesters Demand: 'No New Leases!'
'We are telling Big Oil to take their rigs and go home,' says local organizer
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People of Flint Call for Pro-Democracy Revolt to Save Their Poisoned City
Residents and advocacy organizations are seeking outside intervention, and a complete overhaul of the state government
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'Gulf South Rising': Ten Years After Katrina, Demands for Deep Justice March On
'The seas may be rising, but so are we.'
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New Orleans: Recovery or Removal?
Ten years after the historic landfall of Hurricane Katrina, how have federal, state and city policies affected the people of New Orleans?
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Shock Doctrine: A Look at the Mass Privatization of NOLA Schools in Storm’s Wake & Its Effects Today
Just two weeks after Hurricane Katrina, the city fired 7,500 public school teachers, launching a new push to privatize the school system and build a network of charter schools. Many accused lawmakers of trying to break the powerful United Teachers of New Orleans union. Today former President George...
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A Tale of Two Cities: In New Orleans, Perceptions of Recovery 'Starkly Divided' Along Racial Lines
Ten years after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita ravaged southern Louisiana, black and white residents of New Orleans are "starkly divided" in their perception of the state's recovery, according to new research published on Monday. A survey (pdf) conducted by the Manship School of Mass Communication’s...
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