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The Conflicting Imperatives of Science and Law

Ed Abney, of Berea, Ky., has Parkinson’s disease after two decades of working with a solvent. He has had trouble proving a link. Photo: Carla Winn for The New York Times.Exposed to Solvent, Worker Faces HurdlesBy Felicity Barringer / January … finish reading The Conflicting Imperatives of Science and Law

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Ten Ideas for Barack and the Rest of Us to Work On

A Starter Plan for Obama: A Ten-Point Solar AgendaBy Harvey Wasserman / January 20, 2009 Amidst the ecstasy of the Obama Inauguration, there lurks great danger. Merely with his swearing in, our nation has broken an epic racial barrier. We … finish reading Ten Ideas for Barack and the Rest of Us to Work On

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Blackwater Plane Crash Defense : Use Islamic Law

On Nov. 27, 2004, a Presidential Airlines flight, known as “Blackwater Flight 61 crashed into a mountain in Afghanistan, killing all six on board: three crew members and three U.S. soldiers. The families of the soldiers have sued the contractor. … finish reading Blackwater Plane Crash Defense : Use Islamic Law

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