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After the Flood

"After the Flood" was written by Adam B. Kushner and was published in The New Republic on September 12, 2005. Adam B. Kushner is managing editor / online at The New Republic. He was previously assistant managing editor. Prior to joining TNR, he worked at the Chicago Tribune and the Miami Herald. He was a 2003 Reporting and Writing Fellow in Residence at the Poynter Institute for Media Studies. Kushner received his B.A. from Columbia University, where he edited the Columbia Political Review...

Damaged House with Corps Sign

This photograph of a damaged brick house shows a large sign reading "hold the Corps accountable," referring to the Army Corps of Engineers, who built the levees that failed during Hurricane Katrina. It was taken by Jayne Guberman, Director of Oral History at the Jewish Women's Archive on May 9, 2006 in New Orleans.