Economy

Laura Flanders, Grit TV
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, a new documentary from The Laura Flanders Show and teleSUR English explores the race, class and gender outlines of the reconstruction of New Orleans. At least seventy-one billion dollars in federal money has been spent. But has every opportunity been seized to bring back not just the place, but its people, so...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
As U.S. Federal Reserve officials gather this week in Jackson Hole, Wyoming to...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
European Union officials face charges of evasion and cover up after concealing...

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Blithely returning to the scene of (one of) his crimes, a grinning, dancing, shamelessly oblivious George Bush visited New Orleans on the 10th anniversary of Katrina to rewrite history, honor a rebuilt school, and celebrate what one former lackey called "the almost unimaginable renaisssance" of a city that for thousands of hardscrabble survivors remains, in truth, ravaged. From one: “We ain’t been winning anything.”