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September 02, 2005

Cassandras

Those of us who foresee a pandemic and hope to mitigate it by timely warnings will not be encouraged by Washing Away. It's a series of articles about the consequences of a major hurricane hitting New Orleans, and it was published in the Times-Picayune in June, 2002.

The authors called it pretty accurately, apart from the social breakdown we've witnessed, and it appears to have had very little impact on the decision-makers—who in 2002 were already more interested in moving Americans into Baghdad rather than out of New Orleans.

Posted by dymaxion at September 2, 2005 01:20 PM

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