Below are groups and resources (books, articles, websites, etc.) related to this topic. Click on an item’s title to go its resource page with author, publisher, description/abstract and other details, a link to the full text if available, as well as links to related topics in the Subject Index. You can also browse the Title, Author, Subject, Chronological, Dewey, LoC, and Format indexes, or use the Search box.
The Cancer in Occupy
The Black Bloc anarchists, who have been active on the streets in Oakland and other cities, are the cancer of the Occupy movement. The presence of Black Bloc anarchists — so named because they dress i...
Connexions Digest: Issue 50 - December 1989 - A Social Change Sourcebook
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Follow the Money, Part 5 - The Tobacco Papers Revisited
Michael Walker, former executive director of the Fraser Institute, long denied that institute directors — the people who fund the institute’s work — can tell researchers what to do. According to thi...
Follow the Money, Part 6 - Obesity: A new role for second-hand-smoke-causes-cancer deniers
The tobacco industry has shifted its doubt-manufacturing operations to countries like Russia, Indonesia and China, where the incidence of smoking — and cancer — continues to rise. But other industries...
From Slavery to Debt-Bondage: Big Tobacco's Addiction to Cheap Labor
Cigarette manufacturers and leaf buyers perpetuate a global system of inequity that bolsters corporate profits at the expense of those who labor at the bottom of the tobacco supply chain. It is long p...
How to Promote a Just Transition and Break out of the jobs vs. environment trap: A Superfund for Workers
A strategy has been emerging to protect workers and communities whose livelihoods may be threatened by climate protection policies. Protecting those who lose their jobs due to necessary environmental ...
Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming
Oreskes, Naomi; Conway, Erik M.
Investigative reportage on how private interests and lobbies in America use hired gun scientists to spread doubt and misinformation. The media's binary understanding of balanced repoting has given the...
Smoke and Mirrors: The Canadian Tobacco War
Describes Canada's stance and battle against tobacco. Cunningham explains the health movement and tactics to regulate the tobacco industry.
Tobacco Hooked on tobacco: New Internationalist July 2004
Serial Publication (Periodical)
A look at the effects of tobacco around the world, the health risks, and how to kick the habit.
Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites
Non-Smokers' Rights Association
To eliminate the discomfort, disease and risk of premature death caused by environmental tobacco smoke. As a preventive approach, the NSRA is committed to eliminating the tobacco epidemic through the ...
Indonesia's Smoking Epidemic
An old problem getting younger
Cigarettes are a rite of passage for boys in Indonesia, where 70% of the adult male population smokes. Activists and health care professionals are advocating for age restrictions on tobacco products a...
Science and its enemies
Introduction to the April 23, 2016 issue of Other Voices
Our society and its institutions, public and private, regularly tell us that science, and education in the sciences, are crucial to our future. These public declarations are strangely reminiscent of t...