Ten months after Katrina:
It has occurred to us that our New Orleans is looking more and more like Baghdad, writes Bill Quigley.*
Gutting New Orleans
Thousands of homes remain just as they were when the floodwaters receded -- ghost-like houses with open doors, upturned furniture, and walls covered with growing mold.
Not a single dollar of federal housing repair or home reconstruction money has made it to New Orleans yet.
If this is the way the US treats its own citizens, how on earth is the US treating people around the world?
We know our nation could use its money and troops and power to help build up our community instead of trying to extending our economic and corporate reach around the globe. Why has it chosen not to?
Read Professor Quigley's whole report here.
* Bill Quigley is a human rights lawyer and professor at Loyola University New Orleans School of Law. You can reach him at Quigley@loyno.edu