Seven years ago today, hurricane Katrina crashed into the US Gulf Coast. Seven years later, devastation, poverty, racism, and exploitation continue to hammer the workers of Louisiana.
Exactly one year ago, Hurricane Katrina swept away levees, homes, communities, memories, and 1,577 lives. Katrina and its aftermath also swept away the illusions of millions in the US and around the world.
As disaster hits Texas, we republish our article on Katrina, which struck exactly 12 years ago.