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Sunday, December 17, 2017

This article originally appeared in Eric Holthaus’s newsletter. Read the orignal article. In my small corner of the internet, this week has been dominated by the Louisiana floods. Specifically, people seem obsessed with the question of how much attention we should pay to the ongoing disaster there. My simple answer: Our attention to tragedies like Louisiana…

Photo: Paul Labatut carries damaged furniture through flood water outside her home in St. Amant, Louisiana, U.S., August 21, 2016.  REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman