By Patrick Martin, 29 June 2011
Large sections of rural and small-town America are being laid waste by storms, floods and wildfires, with little or no assistance from the federal government.
By Toby Reese, 15 June 2011
The fire, the largest in Arizona’s history, has so far burned over 733 square miles in the state and in neighboring New Mexico.
By Naomi Spencer, 7 June 2011
Flooding continues along the Missouri River, where hundreds have been ordered to evacuate and still more essential crops are threatened.
By Naomi Spencer, 20 May 2011
As the flood-stricken area widened Wednesday, the Mississippi River’s swollen waters claimed the life of a Vicksburg man.
“This is man-made—it’s going to hurt a lot of people”
By E.P. Bannon and Tom Hall, 20 May 2011
Residents south of the Morganza Floodway spoke to the WSWS on the disaster.
By Naomi Spencer, 18 May 2011
Floodwaters from the Mississippi River continue to rush into central Louisiana, submerging small towns and farmland.
By Andrea Peters, 17 May 2011
President Obama descended on the flood-damaged city of Memphis on Tuesday for a photo op with residents and a commencement speech at a local high school.