Illinois zoos, agencies conducting bird flu disaster drills

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TweetYumThe exercise involves an imaginary employee leaking sensitive information on a personal Facebook page –Research included watching the virus outbreak movie ‘Contagion’ as ‘field research.’ As a zoo CEO drives to work, a radio news segment announces that dead birds were reported in a park near the zoo. In this hypothetical scenario involving the Lincoln […]

Obama’s Austerity Agenda And Sequestration

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TweetYum March 22, 2013 MEDIA ROOTS — “Both parties have conspired to bring us disaster,” says Professor William K. Black, a leading white collar criminologist, who also teaches economics and law at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. “This has strangled the recovery and may even put the economy back into recession.”  Professor Black gives a […]

Fukushima reactor meltdown was a man-made disaster, says official report

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TweetYumJapanese investigators say tsunami wasn’t sole cause of nuclear accident and criticise collusion and poor regulation “Across the board, the commission found ignorance and arrogance unforgivable for anyone or any organisation that deals with nuclear power. We found a disregard for global trends and a disregard for public safety.” Red Ice Creations News Feed   […]

BP Owes $192 Billion for Gulf Oil Disaster, Not $15 Billion Settlement It’s Seeking

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TweetYumShareThis BP Owes $ 192 Billion for Gulf Oil Disaster, Not $ 15 Billion Settlement It’s Seeking 11 Jun 2012 On Friday, the Financial Times reported that BP is hoping to reach an agreement with U.S. authorities which would require it to pay under $ 15 billion to settle all criminal and civil penalties arising […]

FLASHBACK: Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster News Report From ABC (April 28, 1986)

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TweetYum http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RGRaU-AxZ9U Federal Jack