Wednesday, September 07, 2005

The United Nations Strikes Back... a paper designed to highlight racial and economic disparities in the US, as recently underscored by the effects of Hurricane Katrina. Some parts of America are "as poor as the Third World," according to a former Oxfam director.

Passed up a book at Carson Books, where I work in the evenings sometimes, today, called September 11th and Karma, written by a westerner-turned-Buddhist. I wonder if there'll be a sequel on Katrina...


Late update: check out this African perspective on the "Third World-ization" of New Orleans!

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