Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Back from beyond a watery grave

Hurricane Katrina may have wreaked severe damage on New Orleans a decade ago, but the city was already crumbling and cracking and threatening to become another Detroit. As this article makes clear, the rebuilding process has been about much more than simply repairing storm damage - it's also been about the battles over plans of how to remodel the city, as well as a demonstration of communities' resilience and determination to bounce back in the face of both the elements and political inertia.

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