The Man-Made Disaster Known As Hurricane Katrina

Back-to-back documentaries coming up on the causes and after-effects of Hurricane Katrina’s devastation of New Orleans.

This ongoing man-made disaster¬† will be examined from two perspectives: The Climate Change Relocation Center of Seattle is offering a free screening of the new Spike Lee documentary If God is Willing and Da Creek Don’t Rise, 3-9, Sunday, August 29 at Re-Bar, 1114 Howard St. in Seattle. This is also a cajun & creole food potluck, so bring your best heat. 21 and over–drinks available.

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Jon Kyl: Extend Bush Tax Cuts For Wealthy Even If They Add To Deficit

More structural inequality baked into the system:

Top Senate Republican Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) insisted on Sunday that Congress should extend the Bush tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans regardless of their impact on the deficit, even as he and other Republicans are blocking unemployment insurance extensions over deficit concerns.

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