Category Archives: Natural Disasters

Op-Ed: “Lessons From Hurricane Harvey: Houston’s Struggle Is America’s Tale”

Michael Kimmelman, Lessons From Hurricane Harvey: Houston’s Struggle Is America’s Tale, New York Times, November 11, 2017. [“The Texas city’s response to a powerful storm says much about polarized visions of the country and diverging attitudes towards cities, race, liberty, and science.”]

Advertisements

Op-Ed: “Trump officials allow Puerto Ricans to use food stamps for hot food”

Nathaniel Weixel, Trump officials allow Puerto Ricans to use food stamps for hot food, The Hill, October 3, 2017. [“The Trump administration has granted a waiver so that Puerto Ricans can use food stamp benefits to purchase prepared food in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.”]

Op-Ed: “Of course we’ll help Texas. Sometimes government actually is the answer.”

Op-Ed: Garrison Keillor, Of course we’ll help Texas. Sometimes government actually is the answer, Denver Post / Washington Post, Sept. 5, 2017. [Could be a good class assignment about government / risk / obligations.]