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Industrial Accidents and Global Inequity: Bhopal and BP
The Bhopal and BP disasters - spaced a quarter of a century apart - contain a number of lessons for those working to promote global justice. Corporate wrongdoers should be held fully accountable, both in terms of financial responsibility and for the actions of their executives
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Is the "Nuclear Renaissance" Dead Yet?
America's much hyped "reactor renaissance" is facing a quadruple bypass. In actual new construction, proposed projects and overseas sales, soaring costs are killing new nukes. And the old ones are leaking like Dark Age relics teetering on the brink of disaster. As renewables plummet in cost, and...
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A Slow Motion Katrina: Notes from the BP Catastrophe
July 18th: I left New Orleans yesterday. On my way to the airport, I saw the front page of the Times-Picayune screaming "Leak Stopped." Half of me aches for this to be true, but I'm terrified that the rest of the country will officially wipe its hands and forget, even while the nightmare keeps...
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The Killing Fields of Multi-National Corporations
Pesticides, Pollution and the Economies of Genocide
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France (Not) to Repay Debt to Haiti
A prank website is bringing France’s colonial crimes into the spotlight.
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Who Goes to Jail? BP CEO or Shrimper
On June 17, after watching BP's oil blowout pollute the Gulf of Mexico for nearly two months, environmental campaigner and fourth-generation Texas shrimp boat captain, Diane Wilson, had had more than enough. So Wilson seized the only opportunity she may ever have to confront BP chief executive,...
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Double Standard: BP and Bhopal
When President Barak Obama went after BP and demanded a $20 billion dollar fund be set up for victims of the Gulf oil spill, the people of India were furious. They saw a US double standard. The US demonstrated it values human life within the US more than the lives of the people of India. BP should...
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The Dirty Side of 'Clean' Power
The U.S. is pushing India to limit the liability of nuclear-energy firms doing work in that country.
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What About Compensation for Bhopal?
Demands for a $20bn fund for victims of the Gulf oil spill sit uncomfortably with US attitudes to the Union Carbide disaster in India
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BP's $20 Billion Spill Fund Echoes in Bhopal Justice Cry
Indian activists seeking justice in the Bhopal gas tragedy, the world's worst industrial disaster, are accusing the United States of "double standards", saying it was punishing firms polluting American soil but ignoring their mistakes abroad. The Obama administration on Wednesday pushed oil giants...
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