Posted inClimate Crisis, Politics and Movements: US

Canada blocks asbestos ban

UN Rotterdam treaty on toxic trade restrictions marred by Canada’s stance on asbestos Story Transcript ZAA NKWETA, PRESENTER: The Rotterdam Convention protects people the world over from hazardous substances. Under the convention, a committee of experts has created a list of harmful chemicals, which corporations cannot export without informed consent from the receiving country. Recently […]

Posted inEconomy and Inequality

The economy and working people

Taxi drivers in Washington DC coping with hard times discuss what the government should do Story Transcript MATTHEW PALEVSKY, JOURNALIST, TRNN: In the wake of the Bear Stearns bailout, all three presidential candidates have provided new proposals to address the mortgage crisis and the weakening economy that many have already defined as a recession. With […]