Saturday, June 25, 2022

Tag: Don Blankenship

King Coal Is Headed to Prison

Don Blankenship is the first murderous coal executive to be put behind bars.

The Sleaze, Guilt and Punishment of Don Blankenship

Lord Don has taken a great fall, as he was ousted as CEO in 2010, and then finally, last week, was convicted for the conspiracy that led to the needless deaths of those 29 miners.

Will This Lord of the Manor Get Locked Up?

The former Massey Energy CEO is now on trial for negligence in the worst mine disaster in modern American history. It's about time Don Blankenship is put in the hot seat for putting money above everything else.

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Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto-Bayer’s pesticide, is the most widely used pesticide in the world.

Bayer appeal to dismiss Roundup weedkiller lawsuits rejected by U.S. Supreme Court

Bayer said it plans to replace glyphosate-based weed-killing ingredients in products for non-professionals in the U.S. with alternative active ingredients in order to “manage litigation risk in the U.S.,” but not due to concerns about safety.

What pundit Ezra Klein doesn’t get about parenting in a looming climate crisis

It’s a matter of math: Bigger families mean more carbon emissions.

Latin America’s new new left

The recent election in Colombia has produced new hope for the country--and for the whole region.

Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness

“Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.