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Harvey Wasserman: Apocalypse Now : Nukes Next?

Steam plumes rise from cooling tower at Fermi2 Nuclear Power Plant on the shore Lake Erie. Photo by Alexander Cohn / Bay City Times.Will nukes be next?Apocalypse (in the Gulf) Now By Harvey Wasserman / The Rag Blog / June … finish reading Harvey Wasserman: Apocalypse Now : Nukes Next?

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Larry Ray : BP Means You ‘Better Pray’

Time warp photo montage by Larry Ray / The Rag Blog.Blessing of the Fleet:Oil spill anxiety accompanies annual ritual By Larry Ray / The Rag Blog / June 2, 2010 GULFPORT, Mississippi — The uncertainty of the huge BP oil … finish reading Larry Ray : BP Means You ‘Better Pray’

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Mission Possible? : Visualize Skimmers and Booms

Crude oil collects on the wrong side of an orange containment boom in Pass a Loutre near Venice, Louisiana, May 30, 2010. Photo by A.J. Sisco / UPI.Skimmers and booms:Keywords for victory on the Gulf Coast By Greg Moses / … finish reading Mission Possible? : Visualize Skimmers and Booms

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VERSE / Larry Piltz : New Atlantis and Banglateche

“Earth could not answer; nor the Seas that mourn…” Illustration by Adelaide Hanscom and Blanche Cumming (1905) for “The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam,” tr. Edward Fitzgerald / Wikimedia Commons. New Atlantis and Banglateche By Houma Cayenne Here beside my breathing … finish reading VERSE / Larry Piltz : New Atlantis and Banglateche

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Worse or Worser? : Barrier Grief in Louisiana

An oil soaked brown pelican attempts to takes flight on Louisiana coast. Photo by Gerald Herbert / AP.Worse or worser?Gulf grief, contractors, and media mania By Greg Moses / The Rag Blog / May 29, 2010 Shock and awe, misdirection, … finish reading Worse or Worser? : Barrier Grief in Louisiana

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Capping Corporate Liability : Who Pays the Piper?

Just the beginning: Oil hitting land along the Louisiana coastline May 20, 2010. Photo by David Mattingly / CNN.Who pays the piper?BP’s nuclear-powered liability cap By Harvey Wasserman / The Rag Blog / May 23, 2010 As BP destroys our … finish reading Capping Corporate Liability : Who Pays the Piper?

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Dubya : The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Image from SodaHead.Bush, Cheney and Halliburton:The making of a disaster By Ed Felien / The Rag Blog / May 21, 2010 He gave us the war in Afghanistan, the war in Iraq, an economic collapse, tax cuts for the wealthy … finish reading Dubya : The Gift That Keeps on Giving

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Harvey Wasserman : The BP Dead Zone

Before the Spill: Gulf of Mexico, 2009, from Destin, Florida. Photo ©2009 Mark Meyer.While our military rots in the wrong gulf:BP blows an apocalyptic gusher By Harvey Wasserman / The Rag Blog / May 12, 2010 See ‘Ripple in still … finish reading Harvey Wasserman : The BP Dead Zone

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Ray Reece : Where’s the Outrage?

A dead Portuguese man-of-war floats on rust-colored oil off the Louisiana coast on Tuesday, May 4, 2010. Photo by Eric Gay / AP.Where’s the outrage?Just more ‘Happy Motoring’ Given the other threats currently menacing planet Earth and its so-called civilization, … finish reading Ray Reece : Where’s the Outrage?

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Larry Ray : Haiti’s Horror Hits Home

Disasters past and present:Haiti’s horror hits home By Larry Ray / The Rag Blog / January 17, 2010 GULFPORT, Mississippi — Many of my fading memories of destruction, death and total loss have come back into sharp focus as I … finish reading Larry Ray : Haiti’s Horror Hits Home

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