Gary Esolen

Rebuilding New Orleans: Twenty Big Ideas and a Postscript

Rebuilding any city is a complicated business. As soon as the flood waters began to subside in New Orleans, suggestions for what to do with a devastated city started coming from everywhere. Two local citizens suggest twenty points of entry. 1) Reassemble and Restore Social Capital With almost 300,000 in exile, and some 200,000 of them facing what may be…