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Better than distributing bottled water after a chemical spill, West Virginia, would be regulating corporations to prevent them from poisoning water in the first place. But Americans for the ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Jan 22, 2014 at 06:33 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Two years ago here I wrote about the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster. As today is the 28th anniversary of that awful day in India, and the suffering still continues there, I think the story is worth ...
by Tom Begnal
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon Dec 03, 2012 at 10:06 AM PST with 15 Recommends
When was the last time you heard about Republicans and Democrats agreeing on something? Recently, the Center for Public Integrity reported that on April 3, Christine Todd Whitman , former governor ...
by Phil Radford II Greenpeace
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu May 03, 2012 at 01:28 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
When Mrs. d and I bought our first house in the late seventies, a run down farmhouse out in the country about a mile east of town, it seemed as if we had scarcely signed on the dotted line when it ...
by dsteffen
Comment Count 63 comments on Sun Dec 04, 2011 at 02:00 PM PST with 109 Recommends
Some stories are hard to believe simply because they carry truths that stagger the senses. Here’s one that can be summed up in a single sentence: After a factory causes the death of ...
by Tom Begnal
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Sep 15, 2010 at 09:47 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
For those who may be wondering what legal action may result against BP (don't call them British Petroleum!), we have only to compare the greatest environmental catastrophe in history with the ...
by boguseconomist
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Jun 20, 2010 at 11:16 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
A rogue corporation’s negligence and greed leads to an industrial disaster, exposing their utter disdain for the rule of law, for the environment and for the people whose livelihoods – ...
by Congressman Frank Pallone
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Jun 18, 2010 at 06:05 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
"In the early hours of December 3, 1984, ...
by soothsayer99
Comment Count 32 comments on Tue Jun 08, 2010 at 09:18 AM PDT with 37 Recommends
The evening of December 2nd was quiet and normal in the Indian state of Madha Pradesh. The dawn on December 3rd found almost 3,800 dead and half a million poisoned due to negligence at the Union ...
by Stranded Wind
Comment Count 32 comments on Mon May 31, 2010 at 09:43 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
Dow Chemical has given the world Styrofoam, Agent Orange and a number of life’s other most unsavory “innovations.” But Dow PR execs thought that they had scored a coup when they ...
by johnnyplankton
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Apr 28, 2010 at 08:13 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
The NRA slogan is starting to look to me like a pretty good starting point in analyzing the popular meme, which in it's simplest form can be stated, "Corporation = Evil." First I want to look at "...
by veritas curat
Comment Count 32 comments on Thu Mar 04, 2010 at 01:16 PM PST with 3 Recommends
The world is out of balance. And yet most of us have little connection to nature, at a time when an understanding of the natural world appears more crucial than it ever has before. The climate ...
by brothers and sisters at dailykos
Comment Count 110 comments on Sun Dec 06, 2009 at 05:10 PM PST with 59 Recommends
Twenty five years ago today, the city of Bhopal, India was hit by a deadly chemical leak from Union Carbide. I remember being appalled at the time – that they would let such a horrific thing ...
by dancewater
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Dec 03, 2009 at 05:22 PM PST with 19 Recommends
A New Lesson from the Old "Tuskegee" Study - Dr. Susan M. Reverby White Man's Burden Redux: The Movie! - Mike Barber CDC says African ...
by RaceTalk
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Dec 03, 2009 at 02:18 AM PST with 5 Recommends
This December marks the 25th anniversary of the leak from a Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal, India. The leak exposed half a million people to toxic gases, killing as many as 10,000 within ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 117 comments on Thu Jun 18, 2009 at 09:40 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
(cross-posted at LAist and Cure This )
by anju
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Dec 03, 2008 at 02:42 PM PST with 26 Recommends
A three-month long protest has brought hope to the victims of the 1984 Bhopal chemical disaster. On May 29th, ...
by Ahni
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Jun 13, 2008 at 08:32 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
On February 20, 2008 the Survivors of Bhopal gas tragedy, the worst chemical disaster in history, will set out to march to New Delhi to demand their rights. The demands are simple: justice and a ...
by Students for Bhopal
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Feb 16, 2008 at 01:07 PM PST with 9 Recommends
And the other crimes of corporations. Why should corporations essentially live forever? Why should corporations, artificial entities created by natural persons, have more rights than natural ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 67 comments on Thu Jan 31, 2008 at 09:01 AM PST with 39 Recommends
First it was Dennis Kucinich. But I still had the hope of John Edwards. Now Edwards is out and our damned election is held securely in the hands of the damned corporate media and we are saddled ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Jan 30, 2008 at 09:28 AM PST with 3 Recommends