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Haley Barbour's Pro-Immigration Past Catches Up With Him

Haley Barbour’s Pro-Immigration Past Catches Up With Him

by Julianne Hing on February 14 2011, 1:47PM

The GOP presidential aspirant has never been an enforcement hardliner, actually.

Topics: Immigration, Politics

Race-Baiting the Gulf to Exploit Black and Brown Workers

Race-Baiting the Gulf to Exploit Black and Brown Workers

by Brentin Mock on September 30 2010, 11:54AM

Keilen Williams doesn’t know where to direct his economic frustrations. Scapegoating pols and profiteering capitalists tell him and other workers to blame each other.

Topics: Economy, Jobs Crisis, Katrina Recovery

Kids Still Shaken by Katrina

Kids Still Shaken by Katrina

by Michelle Chen on August 24 2010, 9:52AM

Research shows the emotional impact of years of poverty, instability and government neglect.

Topics: Health, Schools & Youth, Schools & Youth

Cleaning Up Oil is Awful Work, But at Least You Can Get it

Cleaning Up Oil is Awful Work, But at Least You Can Get it

by Brentin Mock on August 17 2010, 9:57AM

Oil spill workers describe 12-hour days, patronizing rules and bunking in a floating motel. It’s a terrible job that they’re thrilled to have.

Topics: Dispatches, Economy

If the BP Oil Spill Had Hit Your Hometown

If the BP Oil Spill Had Hit Your Hometown

by Jorge Rivas on June 16 2010, 1:29PM

The volume of oil gushing into the Gulf is hard to imagine. An enlightening, if disturbing mapping tool helps you see what 2.5 million gallons a day looks like in your own backyard.

Topics: Environment, Gulf Oil Spill

BP Cleanup Worker Health Issues Add Up, And So Do Claims

BP Cleanup Worker Health Issues Add Up, And So Do Claims

by Julianne Hing on June 10 2010, 7:29PM

Topics: Environment

BP Cleanup Worker Health Issues Add Up, And So Do Claims

BP Cleanup Worker Health Issues Add Up, And So Do Claims

by Julianne Hing on June 10 2010, 7:29PM

Topics: Environment

In Oil Spill, Bayou Tribes Confront Yet Another Invasion

In Oil Spill, Bayou Tribes Confront Yet Another Invasion

by Michelle Chen on June 9 2010, 11:42AM

How many invasions can a community take? The Indians of Pointe-au-Chien in Southern Louisiana have endured centuries of colonization and exploitation—under the French, the Americans, and now, the oil industry.

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BP Lawyers-Up as DOJ Announces Criminal Probe

BP Lawyers-Up as DOJ Announces Criminal Probe

by Julianne Hing on June 2 2010, 3:49PM

Eric Holder announces that the Department of Justice is opening a criminal probe into BP’s oil spill disaster—and NYT says BP’s got mobs of connected lawyers.

Topics: Environment, Gulf Oil Spill

BP Threatens to Fire Workers Who Use Their Own Safety Gear

BP Threatens to Fire Workers Who Use Their Own Safety Gear

by Julianne Hing on June 2 2010, 12:07PM

Workers report being threatened with pink slips if they use safety equipment that doesn’t come from BP. Problem is, BP still hasn’t provided any safety equipment.

Topics: Environment

It's Official: We're Desperate for a BP Oil Spill Solution

It’s Official: We’re Desperate for a BP Oil Spill Solution

by Jorge Rivas on May 26 2010, 5:50PM

PBS opens the suggestion box. Ideas? A ShamWow towel and Bill Nye the Science Guy.

Topics: Environment, Gulf Oil Spill

Photos from the Gulf Coast Photo

Photos from the Gulf Coast

by Julianne Hing, Hatty Lee on May 24 2010, 12:00PM

A month after the Deepwater oil rig exploded off the coast of Louisiana, oil is still spewing out at a rate of 210,000 gallons or more a day.

Topics: Environment, Gulf Oil Spill

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