Northeast: Drowned in Basement Homes, Flash Floods, Deaths Add Up After Capitalist Disaster

By Vincent Cross After leaving immense destruction in its wake in Louisiana, Hurricane Ida swung northwards as a tropical storm, hitting states across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic on September 1 and 2. Heavy rains provoked flash flooding which, due to a lack of proper preparation by the capitalist state and the poor condition of houses and apartments in working-class communities, resulted in dozens of deaths. … Continue reading Northeast: Drowned in Basement Homes, Flash Floods, Deaths Add Up After Capitalist Disaster

Louisiana: After Ida, Failed by Capitalist State, Small Town Residents Rely on Each Other

By David Martinez In the week after Hurricane Ida, the people of the rural towns of southeastern Louisiana have been coming together to aid each other in recovery after another failed response by the capitalist state. In small towns like Houma and throughout coastal communities such as Chauvin, Pointe-aux-Chenes, and Montegut, residents who spoke with Tribune in the days following Ida said that they were … Continue reading Louisiana: After Ida, Failed by Capitalist State, Small Town Residents Rely on Each Other

Louisiana: 12 Elderly Residents Die Due to Nursing Home Negligence During Ida

By Sarah Ahmed Twelve residents of senior-living apartment complexes and nursing homes in New Orleans have died following Hurricane Ida evacuations due to gross negligence from the private businesses and non-profits that own these facilities. The failure of the capitalist state to properly manage evacuations and protect the elderly and medically vulnerable during the storm is another factor in the deaths. Last weekend, nearly a … Continue reading Louisiana: 12 Elderly Residents Die Due to Nursing Home Negligence During Ida

Support Revolutionary Coverage of the Hurricane Ida Capitalist Disaster

By the Editorial Board While the majority of southeastern Louisiana is still without power due to capitalist negligence, our volunteer-run news service is on the ground, collecting stories of the people’s resilience, providing political analysis through the lens of our revolutionary ideology, and where possible, carrying out relief work alongside the people and other activists. This is all done by dedicated journalists who do their … Continue reading Support Revolutionary Coverage of the Hurricane Ida Capitalist Disaster