History, law professor Ted Steinberg connects capitalism, natural disasters

Ted Steinberg, the Adeline Barry Davee Distinguished Professor of History and professor of law, examined the connection between capitalism, the environment and the U.S. government in a recent piece for a Zimbabwe newspaper, The Herald.

In the article titled “Capitalism, the State and the drowning of America,” Steinberg draws on some of the largest natural disasters in U.S. history and ties them to corporate and governmental decision makers.

Read the article.