Article on the worst industrial disaster in the world, the gas leak at the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal India. The leak, caused by non existent safety operations would kill or mutilate over 25,000 people and continues to poison the area and the population to this day.
In Azerbaijan, oil workers and their families are demanding answers about offshore safety standards, but the authorities have stayed silent for nine months about the causes of a disaster that killed 31 people
A post-war history of the Itialian city of Bologna, focusing on its rule by the Italian Communist Party, its movements by various workers councils and co-operatives, and various other fascists of the city.
A fire at the Hellenic Petroleum(EL.PE) refinery cost the lives of four workers back in May. Since then protests against this industrial 'accident' targeting the second richest family in Greece have been meet by joint police and fascist repression.
D.D. Johnston reviews Brian Lavery’s The Headscarf Revolutionaries, an account of a spontaneous campaign by fishermen’s wives in Hull, which following the 1968 triple-trawler disaster forced major changes to UK shipping laws.
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