Thursday, June 21, 2012

New Orleans-related news

I know a few people who were fired from their teaching jobs are Hurricane Katrina, this is big news....

Post-Katrina firings were wrong, judge finds

And this one isn't totally about New Orleans, but it delves into the issue of government contracts post-Katrina that declined foreign aid just to make the rich richer....

The Har Homa Heat? Meet the settement-building family that owns the Miami Heat

Speaking of disaster capitalism, have you read Naomi Klein's The Shock Doctrine? Amazing book.

I've been laying Wonderboard in the bathroom all day, and somehow I didn't come away with a song in my head. I'll be back with that.