Public Safety

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Abandoning the Public Interest
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2000
The neo-liberal drive to cut red tape is costing lives. Exposing the hidden costs of deregulation and privatization.
Contaminated Meat, Contaminated Water: From Walkerton to Listeria
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2008
The current listeria outbreak has the feel of deja vu all over again. Once again, we are hearing about companies and industry associations lobbying for fewer inspections and less #interference#, and a...
Radical Digressions 2
Diemer, Ulli
Website
1981
Radical Digressions 5
Diemer, Ulli
Website
2008
Saudi Royal Family: Protecting VIPs, While Letting Ordinary Pilgrims Die
Prashad, Vijay
Article
2015
In the wake of a stampede in Mecca which killed close to 1,000 Haj pilgrims, it is being reported that the columns of pilgrims ran into each other because Saudi police had closed off key roads in the ...
What Bhopal Started: From Union Carbide to Exxon to BP
Sainath, P.
Article
2010
Bhopal marked the horrific beginning of a new era. One that signalled the collapse of restraint on corporate power. The ongoing BP spill in the Mexican Gulf -- with estimates ranging from 30,000 to ...

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Communitarian Network
A coalition of individuals and organizations who have come together to shore up the moral, social, and political environment.
METRAC (The Metro Action Committee on Public Violence )
Promotes the rights of women and children to live free from violence and threats of violence.

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Canadians Choose a Clean Start: Bury the Tar Sands Along With Harper's Tenure
Sources News Release
2015
The ousting of the Conservative Government from Ottawa by the Canadian public in Monday's election is also a repudiation of the continued, unrestrained development of the Athabasca tar sands.
Listeria Outbreak Alarms Walkerton Survivors
Sources News Release
2008
Governments should have learned from the mistakes that led to the tragedy in Walkerton. Food security and public safety should never be placed on the chopping block in the name of cost cutting.