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Spike Lee's Katrina joint

By R. Neal
October 13, 2005 - Posted by R. Neal Spike Lee is set to produce a documentary on Katrina for HBO called "When the Levee Broke." There's no word on what direction the documentary will take, but one can assume it will explore the racial dimensions of the catastrophe.

Jesse Gets It

October 12, 2005 - Check out Jesse Jackson's excellent piece in the Chicago Sun-Times, which raises the alarm about the need for progressives to get involved in the fight for Gulf Coast reconstruction:

Missing the Katrina Moment

October 11, 2005 - The New York Times has a discouraging but, I think, largely accurate piece today describing the closing window of opportunity for progressive reform in the wake of the Katrina catastrophe, and why progressives should see this as an

Rebuilding for the people

By R. Neal
October 6, 2005 - Posted by R. Neal Chris had a great post yesterday on Seven Points for Rebuilding the Gulf Coast. As a follow up to that, here's an op-ed from the Boston Globe (free registration required):