disasters

Economy

April 20, 2017
Antony Loewenstein, author of Disaster Capitalism: Making a Killing Out of Catastrophe, says companies that make profits from disasters around the world also have a vested interest in maintaining these disasters

Chicago Communities Fight Back Against Koch Brothers ‘Petcoke’ Pollution

October 23, 2013

South-side Chicago fights back against Koch industry made pollution

Bangladesh

October 21, 2013
Striking Bangladesh garment workers closed 20% of the country’s garment production to achieve victory.

Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster

September 4, 2013
Japanese government $500 million ice wall is a precarious, temporary fix, not a permanent solution to the radioactive water leaking from stricken nuclear reactors

Japan

September 4, 2013
Japanese government $500 million ice wall is a precarious, temporary fix, not a permanent solution to the radioactive water leaking from stricken nuclear reactors

With Keystone XL Delayed, Trans-Canada Sets Eyes on “Energy East”

August 12, 2013

Yves Engler: Environmental and indigenous rights groups rightfully concerned about Trans-Canada’s proposed “Energy East” pipeline