Thursday, July 26, 2007

A couple more--among numberless--BushCo outrages...

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Senators Are Asked to Block Bush's EEOC Nominee

President Bush has nominated David Palmer to serve on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, but eight former department civil rights employees charged Monday that Palmer undermined the unit's mission of securing the employment rights of women and minorities in the public sector, while defending employers' rights to discriminate based on religion, reports Greg Gordon for McClatchy Newspapers.


Tiny Town Demands Justice in Dioxin Poisoning

Adrianne Appel reports for Inter Press Service that a US health agency has made research subjects of people in Mossville, Louisiana by repeatedly monitoring dangerously high levels of dioxin in their blood while doing nothing to get the community out of harm's way. Further, reports Appel, the agency failed to release important test results for five years, and made it difficult for the community to obtain the actual data.


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