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News – 29 August 2017

How Does Hurricane Harvey Compare With Katrina? Here’s What We Know

How Does Hurricane Harvey Compare With Katrina? Here’s What We Know

Hurricane Harvey

Shaila Dewan and John Schwartz | The New York Times

A late August hurricane menacing the Gulf Coast. Residents plucked from rooftops. A convention center re-purposed as an emergency shelter. A test of a presidency.

Although it is still unfolding, Harvey, now a tropical storm, evokes comparisons to Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Here’s a quick rundown of what we know about similarities and differences between the two.

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Warning Against Complacency, Michael Moore Says Trump Could Win Again in 2020

Warning Against Complacency, Michael Moore Says Trump Could Win Again in 2020

Trump’s poll numbers are low—but no lower than they were just before he won the 2016 election

Michael Moore 

by Julia Conley, staff writer

Activist and filmmaker Michael Moore is cautioning against complacency during President Donald Trump’s first term—warning progressives that the president’s historically low approval ratings don’t necessarily point to a Trump defeat in 2020.

In an interview with Fast Company on Monday, Moore said he predicts Trump will win a second term if he runs for reelection. “I should say re-appointed, because we will have an even larger population that will vote against him in 2020,” he noted. “But he will win those electoral states as it stands now.”

Read more: https://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/08/28/warning-against-complacency-michael-moore-says-trump-could-win-again-2020

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