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Back to the Blog A Look Back at Hurricane Katrina, 10 Years Later

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On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Daniel French to discuss what he saw and heard from those trapped in New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina hit, then Jason Russell of the Washington Examiner talks about charter schools in post-Katrina New Orleans, then Steven Horwitz from the Mercatus Center tells the story of Wal-Mart’s quick response to the storm, and finally, Abby Phillip from the Washington Post describes the different experiences whites and blacks have had in the rebuilding of New Orleans.

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Walmart, Katrina, and Disaster Response
Doing the Right Things: The Private Sector Response to Hurricane Katrina as a Case Study in the Bourgeois Virtues
Steven Horwitz at the Mercatus Center

The charter solution
Jason Russell at The Washington Examiner
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White people in New Orleans say they’re better off after Katrina. Black people don’t.
Abby Phillip at The Washington Post
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