Thursday, September 15, 2005

The great Katrina migration

Two weeks after it blew through the US Gulf Coast, it's clear that hurricane Katrina has resulted in the largest displacement of Americans in 150 years -- if not the largest ever. The scale is monumental. It's as if the entire Dust Bowl migration occurred in 14 days, or the dislocations caused by the Civil War took place on fast-forward.

(The emphasis is mine.) Read the article: The Great Katrina Migration.

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