By Philip Guelpa, December 12, 2012
Conditions in the Rockaways section of New York in the wake of the storm reveal the underlying social reality that is otherwise ignored.
By Steve Light, December 5, 2012
When New York City schools re-opened for their 1.1 million students and 100,000 staff a week after Hurricane Sandy hit, 57 of 1,700 school buildings in New York City remained closed due to damage and 29 due to lack of electricity.
By Philip Guelpa, Fred Mazelis, December 1, 2012
The reality of families left to their own devices by a political and economic system that is utterly indifferent to the plight of working people emerges more clearly with each passing day.
By Philip Guelpa, November 27, 2012
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, popular outrage has grown over the failure of the government and corporations to adequately prepare for and respond to the storm’s devastating impact.
By Dan Brennan, November 20, 2012
The scope of devastation wrought by Sandy was predicted by numerous scientific studies commissioned by government agencies over the past decade.
By a WSWS reporting team, November 17, 2012
Residents of Knickerbocker Village had called for a rent strike over the lack of electricity, heat and hot water, conditions that led to the deaths of two elderly residents last week.
By A. Woodson, November 15, 2012
Two weeks after Hurricane Sandy hit Hoboken, residents of the New Jersey city came to the local high school seeking aid from FEMA and other agencies.
By Philip Guelpa, November 12, 2012
Nearly two weeks after Hurricane Sandy’s landfall, hundreds of thousands are still suffering from the lack of response to the storm.
By a WSWS reporting team, November 8, 2012
With tens of thousands homeless and hundreds of thousands still without power from Hurricane Sandy, the Northeast of the United States was struck by another major storm Wednesday night.
By our reporting team, November 6, 2012
Socialist Equality Party vice-presidential candidate Phyllis Scherrer spoke to students at Brooklyn College Monday about the need for socialist policy for the victims of Hurricane Sandy.
By Bryan Dyne, November 6, 2012
The end of the current generation of environmental satellites will likely produce a gap lasting up to four years, in which crucial data used in predicting the intensity of hurricanes will not be collected.
By Fred Mazelis, November 6, 2012
A week after Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast of the United States, large numbers of storm victims remain without power, heat or a roof over their heads as the cold weather sets in.