The Real World Story of Human Lives Sacrificed at the Altar of Deregulation

I went to one of those “poisoned citizens” meetings the other night. It was a community meeting called by a couple of outside law firms that have just sued a number of corporate polluters for freely releasing their deadly environmental cargo upon unsuspecting and vulnerable neighbors. The community gathering was held in a Spartanburg, South Carolina hotel. Cannon’s Campground residents were there in force. They’re proud, hard working and contributing members of society and, thanks to Republican-enabling destruction of unions and wages, don’t have the proverbial pot to piss in. What a great number of them do have is cancer. read more