All Things New Orleans: Offshore Migrant Workers, Short-term Rentals And Some Jazz

Sep 29, 2016

This week on All Things New Orleans, City Council is expected to make its first vote on regulating short-term rentals, we’ll hear from both sides. We’ll take a look at how crowdfunding has changed the nature of disaster relief in light of the floods in south Louisiana.

Deepwater Horizon, the movie, comes out this Friday. It highlights the working conditions and laborers on the rig when it exploded in 2010. We talk with the author of an investigative article on a lesser-known group of offshore workers, migrants from the Philippines. You can read the full story, by Justin Nobel, here.