Sunday, October 02, 2005

Twenty-five Questions about the Murder of the Big Easy

From Mike Davis (author of City of Quartz, Late Victorian Holocausts, Ecology of Fear, and most recently, Monster at our Door, The Global Threat of Avian Flu) and architect Anthony Fontenot, just back from New Orleans. Among the questions in their short piece:

19. Is the Justice Department investigating the Jim Crow-like response of the suburban Gretna police who turned back hundreds of desperate New Orleans citizens trying to walk across the Mississippi River bridge -- an image reminiscent of Selma in 1965?

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