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India Orders Arrest of American in Bhopal Gas Leak
NEW DELHI - An Indian court issued a warrant Friday for the arrest of the former head of the American chemical company responsible for a gas leak that killed at least 10,000 people in Bhopal 25 years ago. Warren Anderson was the head of Union Carbide Corp. when its factory in the central Indian...
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Fixing The World: Compassionate Slavery, B'eau-Pal Water, Climate-Change-Victim Candles
The Yes Men, fearless gonzo anti-corporate activists supreme, are on the big screen. Their new movie The Yes Men Fix the World , debuting Monday on HBO, follows Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno as they infiltrate, imitate, confound and mortify the minions of Dow Chemical, Exxon Mobil, Halliburton...
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Hillary Peddles Worst Sort of Wares in India
To assist the corporate bottom line, the Obama Administration is peddling the worst sort of wares abroad. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton just concluded a visit to India in which she acted as a shill for U.S. arms and nuclear companies . The United States and India signed an agreement that will...
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'Gonzo' Filmmakers Hit London for Bhopal Protest
LONDON (AFP) - Two maverick filmmakers will hand out toxic bottled water from Bhopal, the site of a major industrial disaster in India, in London Monday to highlight the plight of locals and promote their new movie. The Yes Men, whose new film "The Yes Men Fix The World" premiered at this year's...
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Bhopal: The Hiroshima of the Chemical Industry
Poisoned legacy: The Hiroshima of the chemical industry is still claiming victims – babies born 25 years later with serious birth defects
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150 Years
One hundred and fifty years jail time for Bernard Madoff is a good thing. To listen to the victims of his swindle, or read their words, is to appreciate the very far-reaching ways in which Madoff's quiet crime has wreaked havoc on the lives of thousands of families. Federal District Judge Denny...
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US Congressmen Tell Dow to Clean Up Bhopal
NEW DELHI - A campaign in the United States led by two girl victims from Bhopal, highlighting lingering toxicity left behind by the 1984 gas disaster in their city, has paid off with a group of 27 members of the U.S. Congress asking Dow Chemicals to clean up the site. Sarita and Sareen, both in...
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We Need Food and Farming Regulation Now!
Taxpayers are demanding that government enforce existing regulations and create more stringent rules to limit the excess and greed in banking, insurance, housing, and on Wall Street. But, in the rush to regulate, we can't forget to oversee industrial agriculture. It is one of our most polluting and...
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Bhopal Residents Bring Toxic Warnings
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Sarita Malviya wasn't born when an explosion at a Union Carbide chemical plant in Bhopal, India, on Dec. 3, 1984, sent a cloud of deadly gas containing the compound methyl isocyanate into the old section of the city, searing the lungs and causing the deaths of at least 4,000...
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The System Implodes: The 10 Worst Corporations of 2008
2008 marks the 20th anniversary of Multinational Monitor's annual list of the 10 Worst Corporations of the year. In the 20 years that we've published our annual list, we've covered corporate villains, scoundrels, criminals and miscreants. We've reported on some really bad stuff - from Exxon's...
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