Category Archives: Disasters

What’s the Deal With Public Health, The Environment and Race?

Hello All! In this edition of WTD, we’ll discuss the high profile case of contaminated water in Flint, Michigan and how it connects with our community and social history of racial discrimination in housing and environmental concerns. Throughout the history … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With Better Labor Conditions for Garment Workers?

Hello All! Welcome to another edition of “What’s the Deal?” the blog that proudly does not outsource its writing. In this week’s post we’ll take a look at an agreement by major U.S. clothing retailers that puts forth a plan … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With the Status of Nuclear Power?

Hello All! Welcome to another edition of “What’s the Deal?” the blog whose half life is longer than one year. In this week’s blog, we’ll discuss what’s happened in the politics of nuclear energy since last year’s devastating earthquake, tsunami, … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With High Speed Train Crashes?

Hello all! Welcome to another edition of “What’s the Deal?”   The blog that discusses current events in a stuffy and nasal voice, while lubricating the conversation with dry humor.  In this week’s blog, China finds out how fast is too … Continue reading

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