An exceptional review of the personal and political aftermath of the recent superstorm, written by the inimitable Nicholas Powers of New York City’s Indypendent newspaper: http://www.indypendent.org/2012/11/18/day-after-hurricane-sandy.
New Yorkers solemnly nodded when told about Gotham’s climate refugees. They were victims whose homelessness was not their fault. But beneath the sympathy were long lines of angry people at gas stations, angry apartment dwellers who ate cold food in the dark, families piled on top of each other in small rooms. The city’s [...]