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By Ed Dalton Several hospitals in the Austin area lost critical water pressure Tuesday evening and in subsequent days, resulting in a loss of heat due to water-powered boilers. Patients have been unable to flush toilets and lack drinking water during a city wide boil order. St. David’s South Austin Medical Center and Ascension Seton … Continue reading Austin: Hospitals Without Water or Heat
Photo Credit: Tamir Kalifa/The New York Times By Emma Williams As of Thursday night, 47 people have died throughout the country after it was hit by an extreme winter storm, more than half the deaths were in Texas alone, largely due to the mismanagement by Southwest Power Pool (SPP) and Electric Reliability Council of Texas … Continue reading 47 Dead as Energy Providers Institute Blackouts
Photo credit: Associated Press By the Editorial Board Ice, snow, and single-digit temperatures froze Texas and other states with poor critical infrastructure Sunday, leaving more than four million without utilities in Texas alone. The ruling class and its media are fast to place blame on a ‘natural disaster,’ but really there is nothing natural about … Continue reading Texas: Extreme Ice and Snow Highlight Capitalist Crimes
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