David M. Perry

David M. Perry is a freelance journalist. He writes regularly at How Did We Get Into This Mess?

A man who lost his home during Hurricane Maria sits in a wheelchair at a school turned shelter in 2017.

America Isn’t Ready for Disability Disaster Response This Hurricane Season

FEMA and the Red Cross talk a good game, but the disability community is skeptical.

How 'Deaf President Now' Changed America

A brief history of the movement that transformed a university and helped catalyze the Americans With Disabilities Act.

Arcade Fire's 'Disco Town Halls' Are Coming to Save America

Band member Will Butler is using a tour to re-invigorate local politics, one town at a time.