Categories & Tags: disaster preparedness

How cellphone companies have resisted rules for disasters   |   December 4, 2012
By Cora Currier, ProPublica In a natural disaster or other emergency, one of the first things you're likely to reach for is your cellphone. Landlines are disappearing. More...

 

A year after Fukushima, the South remains at unnecessary risk of nuclear disaster   |   March 12, 2012
Yesterday marked the one-year anniversary of the tragedy in Fukushima, Japan, where an earthquake and tsunami crippled a coastal nuclear power plant, leading to meltdowns in three...

 

Advocates take the Gulf Coast cause to the Hill   |   June 1, 2009
Today marks the first day of hurricane season, and much is being reported on preparations happening along the Gulf Coast to prepare for stormier weather. But Gulf Coast advocates...

 

How to Destroy an African-American City in 33 Steps   |   June 28, 2007
Refuse to talk about or look seriously at race. Condemn anyone who dares to challenge the racism of what is going on - accuse them of "playing the race card" or say they...