Louisiana State University
Professor of Geography at Louisiana State University, editor of Geographical Review and author of An Unnatural Metropolis: Wresting New Orleans from Nature
Since the great flood of 1927 killed hundreds of people, the Army Corps of Engineers has built 2000 miles of levees to tame the Mississippi.
May. 12, 2011from Which Way, L.A.?
The Mississippi watershed is the world's third largest after the Amazon and the Congo.
May. 12, 2011from To the Point
Plus: AOC makes the Fed interesting again
Jul. 12from Left, Right & Center
On the other side of the DMZ, President Trump shook hands with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un.
Jul. 4from To the Point
A California Supreme Court decision last year created a new test to determine whether someone is an employee or an independent contractor.
Jul. 1from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Jet aircraft contribute 2% of all greenhouse gases--raising challenging questions. Is there a moral obligation to travel less? What are the alternatives to going by plane?
Jun. 17from To the Point
The House and Senate are looking into Facebook’s plan to launch a currency called Libra. Neither side of the political aisle trusts Facebook, believing it's too big.
Jul. 16from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The United Methodist Church is facing a possible split over the issue of same-sex marriage and LGBTQ clergy.
Jun. 17from Greater LA
Three senators, four current or former representatives, a mayor, a governor and a former Cabinet secretary all walk onto a stage ...
Jun. 26from News Stories
One of the wealthiest and most liberal states in America has created a humanitarian emergency that only those who caused it can truly fix.
Jul. 5from Scheer Intelligence
This week’s Democratic presidential debates will feature 20 candidates, five moderators and a lot of commercials. Potential voters might not be able to learn as much as they want to.
Jun. 25from To the Point