Magazine article New Internationalist

Are They Sorry?: Few People Doubt the Devastation Giant Corporations Leave in Their Wake. but Are They Sorry? Here Is What Some of Them Have to Say. Judge for Yourself

Magazine article New Internationalist

Are They Sorry?: Few People Doubt the Devastation Giant Corporations Leave in Their Wake. but Are They Sorry? Here Is What Some of Them Have to Say. Judge for Yourself

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'When Dow completed its stock acquisition in February 2001, Union Carbide retained no responsibility whatsoever in relation to the tragedy... stockholders are not responsible for the liabilities, if any, of the companies in which they have invested.'

From a Dow Chemical statement on the acquisition of Union Carbide, who ran the Bhopal facility in India where 8,000 people died following a gas leak. Dow brought a $10,000 lawsuit against women activists from Bhopal who demonstrated in front of their Mumbai headquarters demanding help to clean up the toxic pollution that still covers their community.

'You know what the difference is between the state of California and the Titanic? At least when the Titanic went down the lights were on.'

Enron CEO Gordon Skilling on the manipulated electricity shortages in California.

'This rule gave government agents blanket discretion to blacklist federal contractors based on subjective and arbitrary notions of satisfactory compliance with any federal, state or even foreign law. …

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