Henry Waxman

"Addiction Incorporated" - One of humanity's most important whistleblowers?

  • Posted on: 3 December 2011
  • By: deltadoc

"The truth shall set you free."

Is the story that helped destroy the defenses of humankind's most lethal predator one of the most important ever to be told?

Though I'll offer that thought, I won't argue the point. Because what really matters most, about Addiction Incorporated, is that Victor DeNoble dared and was able to tell the truth about his tobacco research, despite the potential consequences to such a high-profile whistleblower.

The Five Flawed Choices of the Oilpocalypse?

  • Posted on: 14 June 2010
  • By: Unenergy

Just came across a post by emptywheel at Firedoglake who has put up a letter the Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Henry Waxman has written to BP regarding the decisions made by BP leading up to the April 20 Deepwater Horizon disaster.

BP’s Well Failure Due to Effort to Save $10 Million?

It lays out five choices which BP appear to have made which, had they taken a different route, one which did not appear to be focused on saving time and money alone, the destruction in the Gulf of Mexico may not have happened.

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