Katrina: The Neo-Liberal Deluge

Cedric Johnson, Ph.D.
Wednesday, May 16, 7pm, Free

Cedric Johnson, author of Revolutionaries to Race Leaders (2007) and editor of the book The Neoliberal Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, Late Capitalism, and the Remaking of New Orleans (2011) will discuss how privatization and the gutting of the public sector contributed to the Katrina catastrophe, and has shaped reconstruction with devastating impacts for the region’s poor.

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