All Further Articles for 2013-07-29

Monday, July 29, 2013
Highly Deplorable and Completely Unacceptable: Rail Co. Refuses to Pay to Clean Town It Obliterated
It was bad enough when a train from the U.S.-owned MM&A railroad derailed and exploded in Quebec, killing at least 47, leaking millions of gallons of crude oil and decimating the small town of Lac-Mégantic. Now, after its glib CEO randomly tried to blame firefighters and an engineer, the company is refusing to cover $4 million in clean-up costs. Quebec is suing. If we ever needed proof corporate accountability matters - think tar sands - this is it.
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The Facts Are Indisputable: Rush Not Just Slimy But, Happily, Unprofitable
Is it possible hate might not sell as well as it once did? Unconfirmed news that Cumulus plans to drop both Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity, their two biggest right-wing mouthers-off, from over 40 radio stations. Boycott calls in the wake of Rush's attacks on Sandra Fluke reportedly led to the company losing millions; others suggest he's the one who's fed up. Either way, don't slam the door.
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