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Bhopal by Eduardo Galeano

  In the middle of the night, people woke up to a nightmare: the air was on fire. The year was 1984, and in the city of Bhopal, India, a Union Carbide Corporation factory exploded. None of the security systems worked. Or better put: profitability scarified safety by imposing drastic cost reductions. A crime termed […]

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Yes!

I am a rabid optimist. For me, Every tree that continues to stand, Every stream that continues to flow, Every child that runs away from home, As an indication That the battle Is not only on, It is being won. Possibly you will tell me About the nuclear arms race. And all I can tell […]

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We believe Dow must finally accept responsibility for Bhopal. Until then, The Bhopal Medical Appeal funds two award-winning clinics in the city. Both offer free, first-class care to victims of the gas disaster or the ongoing water contamination. The survivors have nowhere else left to turn – please help if you can.