Archive for October 23rd, 2011

Fukushima FOIA: The Aftershock That Blew Up Unit 1

Fukushima FOIA: The Aftershock That Blew Up Unit 1

In the first days of the disaster the US’s Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) posted a warning to all US citizens in Japan to evacuate Americans who were within 50 miles of Fukushima. It should be noted that the NRC only requires evacuation around US reactors for the closest 10 miles. Organizations and individuals across...
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Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum: Will International Corporations Get Immunity from Prosecution?

More ridiculous than before: Ian Millhiser, Center for American Progress joins Thom Hartmann. Is the Supreme Court about to give corporations the right to commit genocide? Believe it or not – that may happen. The High Court has agreed to hear the case of Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum which could give corporations immunity from...
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