Saturday, February 4, 2023

Roberto Lucchini

Dr. Roberto Lucchini is a professor of Environmental Health Sciences at Florida International University’s Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work. Before FIU, Dr. Lucchini served as M.D. and Professor at the University of Brescia, Italy, until 2011. From 2012 to 2020, he was the Director of the Division of Occupational Medicine and the World Trade Center Data Center at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NYC. He coordinated the health surveillance of the workers involved in the clean-up operations after 9/11 and is now leading studies about cognitive impacts and aging among them.


How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

Nearly 14,000 Nigerian farmers and fishers sue Shell for destroying their livelihoods with oil...

Individuals and institutions from two communities have filed claims against Shell, calling on the company to clean up the devastating pollution and compensate them for its effects.