Hen­ry A. Giroux holds the Glob­al Tele­vi­sion Net­work Chair in Eng­lish and Cul­tur­al Stud­ies at McMas­ter Uni­ver­si­ty in Hamil­ton, Cana­da. His newest book is Stormy Weath­er: Kat­ri­na and the Pol­i­tics of Dis­pos­abil­i­ty (Par­a­digm). Learn more at www​.hen​rya​giroux​.com.
Katrina and the Politics of Disposability
News reporting on the aftermath of Katrina blames the victims rather than helps them.