The Houston Flood Disaster: A Social Crime of the American Oligarchy
"Catastrophes such as the Texas flood are social crimes, committed by a financial aristocracy that has spent the past half-century [longer!] plundering the country and neglecting its social infrastructure, while accumulating unimaginable sums of personal wealth.
It is not that society cannot afford the type of social investment needed to prevent or minimize the impact of events such as Hurricane Harvey. What society cannot afford is the rich..."