The betrayal

Bouncing from site to site, the video of Aaron Broussard, President of the Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, in an interview at NBC’s Meet the Press, this morning. More on Aaron Broussard on Technorati. The BBC collects witness reports of how it was to live inside the Superdome: A description of hell eerily similar to the world … Read more…

No Hollywood ending (Or the unbearable fragility of the most powerful nation on Earth)

I have had a really hard time writing about Katrina. It’s hard to write about things one doesn’t understand, and there is a lot I don’t understand about what happened there before, during, and after the hurricane. The effect of Katrina was predicted. Why did it take so long to react? I do not understand … Read more…