The Hurricane Katrina myths that persist, debunked

Of all the Hurricane Katrina myths that you’ve heard, the wrongest one is that it was “a natural disaster”. It wasn’t anything of the sort. It was instead a failure of the Army Corps of Engineers’ design for the levees that were supposed to protect the city. It was the first glimpse of what the future of the United States will look like thanks to widespread neglect of our infrastructure and denial of global warming.

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