‘ONE DAY LONGER, ONE DAY STRONGER’

Unions Continue Strike Against ASARCO As their strike at several Arizona and Texas copper mining company’s sites drags on, 1,800 workers at ASARCO have adopted the slogan “One day longer, one day stronger,” and waking the picket line since October 13, they’ve had plenty of time to become fortified. They held a rally and press […]

After Harvey, Who Will Protect Texas from Arkema?

As events unfolded in Houston with Hurricane Harvey. I watched Rachel Maddow’s interview with Matt Dempsey of the Houston Chronicle. Dempsey had investigated the Arkema Inc. plant in Crosby, TX, the chemicals it stores, and its emergency protocols. That caught my attention as my best friend is a co-owner of—and my husband works at—a hazardous-material reporting […]