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Big, Easy Money: Disaster Profiteering on the American Gulf Coast

by Rita J. KingSpecial to CorpWatch
August 15th, 2006

TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION

A High Stakes Game With Almost No Rules

IT’S WHO YOU KNOW

Small, Local and Left Out

Questionable Billing

Layers & Layers

FEMA ON THE DEFENSIVE


SIDEBAR: COLLECTING LOUISIANA’S DEAD

DEBRIS REMOVAL


Disposable Communities

SIDEBAR: TOXIC GUMBO IN CANCER ALLEY

LABOR WARS

The New Grapes of Wrath

Mississippi — Made by China?

SECURITY

REBUILDING: AT WHAT COST AND IN WHOSE IMAGE?


COMMUNITY VS. CRONYISM

SIDEBAR: ENTERGY — HOLDING NEW ORLEANS RANSOM

ENDNOTES


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