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Faced with inconvenient scientific information, the Bush Administration
just hits delete.
Korey Capozza received a grant from the Fund for Investigative Journalism to
research this article.
Washington continues to evade responsibility for forty-seven years of contamination.
In late June, George W. Bush spoke of Africa as a famine-stricken
continent where the people are unable to grow enough food for
Snoozing guards at Los Alamos, missing vials of plutonium oxide... Yes,
the headlines in late June were announcing "security lapses" again at
national labs and nuclear weapons plants.
Seattle is curbing greenhouse gases through more efficient power consumption.
With the end of the Iraq war, the globalization war is heating up around
trade again, this time over the issue of genetically modified food.
America needs jobs, and working families are hurting. At the same time,
the war in Iraq has heightened awareness of our dependence on foreign
oil and the vulnerability of our energy system.
On the second day of the invasion of Iraq, US commandos seized two Iraqi
offshore oil terminals in the Persian Gulf, capturing their defenders
without a fight.