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Hurricane Katrina Exposes Racism And Inequality *LINK*

"Affluent white people fled the Big Easy in their SUVs, while the old and car-less--mainly Black--were left behind in their below-sea-level shotgun shacks and aging tenements to face the watery wrath," activist Mike Davis wrote of the evacuation plans for Ivan. "New Orleans had spent decades preparing for inevitable submersion by the storm surge of a class-five hurricane. Civil defense officials conceded they had 10,000 body bags on hand to deal with the worst-case scenario. But no one seemed to have bothered to devise a plan to evacuate the city’s poorest or most infirm residents."

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Hurricane Katrina Exposes Racism And Inequality *LINK*
Re: Hurricane Katrina Exposes Racism And Inequalit *LINK*
Venezuela Offers $1M, Oil, Food and Equipment *LINK*
10,000 body bags on hand?
a declaration of war. *NM*
Amid stench of death, poor bear the brunt *LINK*
Watch the money *LINK*
Blind to History *LINK*
Re: Blind to History *LINK*
'George Bush Doesn't Care About Black People.' *LINK*
Re: 'George Bush Doesn't Care About Black People.'
Rice Defends Bush *LINK*
Re: Rice Defends Bush
Black fury at Bush over rescue delay *LINK*
Re: Hurricane Katrina Exposes Racism And Inequalit
Re: Watch the Money *LINK*
Profiteering on Disaster *LINK*
"Let the good times roll. Again." *LINK*
Bush Strafes New Orleans, Where's Huey Long? *LINK*
Desperation in Anarchy *LINK*
Criminal Plot Underway in the New Orleans Swamp *LINK*
Re: Criminal Plot Underway in the New Orleans Swam *LINK*
Hammer and nail *LINK*
Of Disasters, Natural and Otherwise *LINK*
The Two Americas *LINK*
Linking Al-Qaeda to Katrina *LINK*
A truer definition of terrorism *LINK*
New Orleans, déja vu! *LINK*
"Show us what you got.." *LINK*

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