Harper's: The Uses of Disaster
Rebecca Solnit's 2005 essay on the relationship between disasters, authority, and human nature. Includes a postscript on the devastation following Hurricane Katrina.
R&B song by Allen Watty in response to Hurricane Katrina.
Jurist: Hurricane Katrina Disaster
News and analysis about the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, including related links, commentary, documents, and video clips.
Blog offering conservative analysis of the news reports and politics surrounding Hurricane Katrina.
MichaelMoore.com: Vacation is Over
Text of Michael Moore's pointed letter to President George W. Bush following apparent delays in the government's response to Hurricane Katrina.
New Yorker: Hurricane Katrina
Comments and reports on the response to and aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Includes pieces by Nicholas Lemann and David Remnick, as well as the text of a 1987 piece by John McPhee about the threat of flooding in New Orleans.
NewsHour: After Hurricane Katrina
Archive of the NewsHour's coverage of the aftermath and response to Hurricane Katrina. Also includes links to other PBS resources that address the science of hurricanes and floods.
Poynter Online: Covering Katrina
Blog examining issues surrounding the journalistic coverage of Hurricane Katrina, including ethical concerns, best practices, profiles in courage, and reports from the field.
Snopes.com: Hurricane Katrina Loot Loops
Examines the controversy surrounding two different press agencies and the use in particular photo captions of the terms "looting" and "finding".
TIME: Is Global Warming Fueling Katrina?
Time Magazine article disucssing whether global warming is increasing the strength of storms like Hurricane Katrina.