Co-founder and former director of the Hurricane Center and of the Center for the Study of Public Health Impact of Hurricanes, both at Louisiana State University; author of The Storm: What Went Wrong and Why During Hurricane Katrina
Even before Hurricane Irene hit the Carolinas, evacuations were underway as far north as New York and New Jersey.
Aug. 26, 2011from To the Point
Five years ago, the Washington Post reported that “Louisiana's top hurricane experts have rejected the official explanations for the floodwall collapses that inundated much of New…
Aug. 27, 2010from To the Point
Senator Barack Obama went to New Orleans five times to criticize then-President George Bush for failing to rebuild New Orleans or protect it from future flooding.
Oct. 15, 2009from Which Way, L.A.?
After finding herself abandoned by society after leaving prison, Susan Burton became the aid she and so many others in her position needed.
Apr. 12from Scheer Intelligence
Even with redactions, there’s plenty to discuss
Apr. 19from Left, Right & Center
More than 300 people died in a series of bombings at churches and high-end hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.
Apr. 23from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Get ready for more debate about health insurance as Trump runs for re-election. Democratic hopefuls are debating reforms while Republicans accuse them of “socialized medicine.”
May. 9from To the Point
Will President Trump’s new strategy serve his goals?
May. 8from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
In a bold statement, a leading dean of journalism argues that in abandoning Julian Assange, the mainstream media have abandoned the First Amendment.
May. 17from Scheer Intelligence
Tech workers at Amazon are risking their jobs to combat climate change.
Apr. 18from To the Point
Presidential candidate and US Senator Kamala Harris stopped in Los Angeles on Sunday to speak at Southwest College in South LA.
May. 20from Greater LA
Democrats are divided: impeachment now or further investigations? Top aides don’t do what the president tells them.
Apr. 25from To the Point