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ctrp375 Prisons and Justice in New Orleans

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Nola 2007
Upper 9th Ward, NOLA 2007

In post Katrina New Orleans, prisons and the justice system suffer from a long list of problems, many of which were there before the floods.… Read Full Text

4th Anniversary of the Federal Flood

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It was this week 4 years ago that hundreds of thousands of human beings in the American city of New Orleans were left stranded as the flood waters of Hurricane Katrina rose all around them.  It was this week, 4 years ago, that the truth about the lack of plan and the blatant incompetence of a government became clear. And having been born in a country, as well as a world, that has such a narrow and limited understanding of history, it is this week, 4 years later, that I reflect on a great crime committed against hundreds of thousands of people, many who died, and still more who have never really recovered from what took place in New Orleans.… Read Full Text