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US Court Reinstates Bhopal Water Pollution Case
NEW YORK - A lawsuit contending that thousands of people in India were exposed to polluted drinking water after the 1984 Union Carbide toxic-gas disaster in Bhopal was reinstated on Monday by a U.S. appeals court, which said a lower court improperly threw out the case. The U.S. Court of Appeals for...
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Open Letter to Whole Foods Market
John Mackey CEO Whole Foods Market, Inc. 550 Bowie Street Austin, TX 78703-4644 Mr. Mackey: We the undersigned are writing to ask for your immediate intervention to resolve the situation facing workers at Beef NW feed lots, a company who supplies your stores with "natural" beef. We are a network of...
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Bhopal: Hundreds of New Victims Are Born Each Year
· Children of victims suffer but have no health cover · 23 years after disaster, site has still not been cleaned
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Victims of the Bhopal Disaster: Abandoned to Their Fate
Victims of the Bhopal disaster are still campaiging for justice. Their suffering is emblematic of the struggle faced by huge numbers of Indians
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The Diamond Heist That's Mass Murder
Almost unnoticed in the rich world, a trial for Crimes Against Humanity is taking place in the Hague. From a shiny modern courthouse, a medieval story is emerging - one where the poorest people in the world were invaded, raped and mutilated, just to seize some shiny stones for the richest people in...
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Why This Edwards Voter Is Now Backing Obama
I gave John Edwards more money than I've given to any candidate in my life, and I'm glad I did. He raised critical issues about America's economic divides, and got them on the Democratic agenda. He was the first major candidate to stake out strong comprehensive platforms on global warming and...
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Hillary Clinton's Sleaze Parade
Politics can be a rough game. Candidates need to hold their competitors accountable and challenge distortions and lies. And God knows, we need a Democratic nominee who's willing to fight. But Hillary Clinton's campaign has included far too many cheap shots, sleazy manipulations, and unsavory...
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Media Misses Story: Obedwards Wins New Hampshire
As media commentators proclaim Hillary Clinton's rebirth from the ashes of defeat, they miss a critical story--Obama and Edwards won the New Hampshire primary. Add together Obama's 36 percent and Edwards's 17, and they beat Clinton's 39 percent by 14 points. And because the Democratic primaries...
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Paper vs. Toxins
It isn't necessary to imagine the world ending in fire or ice-there are two other possibilities: one is paperwork, and the other is nostalgia. - Frank Zappa, The Real Frank Zappa Book The administration has done something that on the surface appears to be anti-environmental when in reality all it...
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EPA Is Sued by 12 States Over Reports on Chemicals
Twelve states, including New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, sued the Environmental Protection Agency yesterday for weakening regulations that for two decades have required businesses and industries to report the toxic chemicals they use, store and release. The suit, filed in the Federal District...
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