Thursday, June 13, 2024

Tag: asbestos

US bans asbestos after decades of industrial resistance

The chlor-alkali industry, which utilizes asbestos in diaphragms for chemical synthesis, is now compelled to transition towards safer alternatives.

Tell Johnson & Johnson to take responsibility for asbestos in their...

Johnson & Johnson must be held accountable for their failure to disclose that asbestos was found in their products.

Johnson & Johnson knew for decades there was asbestos in its...

The company "fretted over the problem and how to address it while failing to disclose it to regulators or the public."

EPA is failing to protect school children from asbestos, internal watchdog...

"Without compliance inspections, the EPA cannot know whether schools pose an actual risk of asbestos exposure to students and personnel."

ALEC’s deadly asbestos agenda benefits Koch Industries, Nationwide

Instead, Koch and its allies are working hard to pass laws that run out the clock.

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Supreme Court justices accepted over $6.5 million in gifts, raising ethics concerns

These findings raise significant questions about judicial ethics and the potential influence of such gifts on the highest court in the land.

Sanders and Omar lead congressional push for Global Wealth Tax as Biden faces crucial...

This initiative, led by Brazil, aims to address the glaring disparities in global wealth distribution and strengthen efforts to achieve tax fairness.

120 countries have signed the Safe Schools Declaration. Sadly, the US isn’t one of...

Should the United States join the Safe Schools Declaration and support the global movement to protect education from attack?

UN passes binding ceasefire resolution as Israel intensifies Gaza bombings

Despite the UN Security Council's call for a ceasefire, Israel continues its deadly assault on Gaza, raising questions about the implementation and enforcement of international resolutions.

When Israel burned refugees alive, establishment media called it a ‘tragic accident’

As the world watched on social media and responded in outrage, US corporate media, once again, provided cover for the perpetrators of Israel’s genocide.