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VOICES: Nuclear deception

March 24, 2011 - By Phil Mattera, Dirt Diggers DigestAfter hearing the term "meltdown" used so often as a metaphor for the financial crisis, it is shocking to confront the prospect of a literal meltdown at some of Japan's nuclear reactors in the wake of the devastating earthquake and tsunami. There is something the two situations have in common: corporate misconduct. The company that operates the heavily damaged reactors, Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO), is one of the most unethical large corporations