March 13, 2020 -
A skilled nursing facility that's part of the Tennessee-based Life Care Centers of America chain, which is owned by billionaire GOP donor Forrest Preston, is at the center of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak in the Seattle area. Stories have emerged of gross mismanagement of the outbreak at the facility, whose corporate owner has also recently been in trouble for Medicare fraud and worker discrimination.
September 12, 2018 -
The state's refusal to move inmates being held in what are now hurricane evacuation zones puts lives at risk and violates international human rights standards.
December 4, 2012 -
Since Hurricane Katrina, cell carriers have successfully pushed back against rules on what they have to do in a disaster. In the wake of Sandy, will regulators finally take action?
March 12, 2012 -
Since the nuclear crisis in Japan, nothing has changed to make the U.S. nuclear industry any safer -- and the natural disaster-prone South remains especially vulnerable.
June 1, 2009 -
Today marks the first day of hurricane season, and much is being reported on preparations happening along the Gulf Coast to prepare for stormier weather.
June 28, 2007 -
Refuse to talk about or look seriously at race. Condemn anyone who dares to challenge the racism of what is going on - accuse them of "playing the race card" or say they are paranoid. By Bill Quigley Guest Blogger