Nathalie Baptiste

Nathalie Baptiste is an editorial fellow at Mother Jones in Washington, D.C.

A pile of debris with a sign reading "need for insurance."

The National Flood Insurance Program Is a Mess

Hurricane Harvey is about to slam into Texas. Meanwhile, a series of disasters has already left the NFIP in dire straits.

A woman walks down a flooded sidewalk in knee-high water

The Cities Poised to Face Massive Flooding in the Not-So-Distant Future

“We have time to respond. We must use it wisely.”