Canadian Tar Sands

A Cautionary Tale: Tar Sands Oil And Health
An infant breathes from an inhaler after suffering respiratory problems following a tar sands pipeline accident in Mayflower, Arkansas. Image from: Genieve Long

A Cautionary Tale: Tar Sands Oil And Health

Plans to build the Keystone XL pipeline are on hold,but there are very few answers about the health risks involved in moving that kind of oil, as pipeline accidents in Michigan and Arkansas are demonstrating. WhoWhatWhy takes a look.

Occupy Wall Street Weekly Round-Up

“The Occupy Wall Street movement may have faded from the headlines in the aftermath of the eviction of Zuccotti Park more than a year ago, but the issues that originally sparked it and the activism it inspired remain very much