Author: Gary Kopycinski

Unions Say Chemical Safety Board is Broken, Putting Workers and Communities at Risk

Pittsburgh, PA–(ENEWSPF)–October 5, 2009.  Several International Unions representing hundreds of thousands of chemical workers again criticize the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB), today for their report on the October 11, 2008, oleum release at INDSPEC Chemical Corporation in Petrolia, PA.  The unions reacted to the CSB’s new report on a[Read More…]

Rebuttal to the First – But Surely Not the Last – Misleading Distortion of the Kerry-Boxer Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act

Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–September 30, 2009. Statement of Senator John Kerry “The ink wasn’t even dry on the The Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act before the same tired attacks and bold face distortions were launched by those committed to inaction. We predicted long ago that those on the other side[Read More…]

ACORN: Like a Dog That’s Been Beat Too Much

News Analysis By Jamison Foser Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)– A new study by professors at Occidental College and the University of Northern Iowa examines the media’s coverage of ACORN, finding that during last year’s presidential campaign and again this year, the “mainstream” media has rushed to repeat a barrage of false claims[Read More…]

Dahr Jamail

Cyber Resistance

News Analysis By Dahr Jamail If technology has transformed warfare into a spectacle of shock and awe, its contribution to the cause of dissent has been no less remarkable. It has enabled solidarities across borders and facilitated networks and forums dedicated to impartial communication of ground realities beyond the sanitized[Read More…]

Senator Baucus Statement on Release of Affordable Health Care for America Act by House of Representatives

Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–October 29, 2009.  From Chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance, Max Baucus: “Today, too many American families are forced to file for bankruptcy because they can’t pay their medical bills, too many small businesses can no longer afford to offer health care coverage to their employees and too[Read More…]

House Proves That Yes We Can Have Health Insurance Reform That Works For the American People

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–October 29, 2009.  Service Employees International Union (SEIU) President Andy Stern released the following statement after the introduction of the America’s Affordable Health Choices Act in the House of Representative: “Today, the House of Representative’s introduction of the America’s Affordable Health Choices Act made clear that President Obama’s challenge[Read More…]

President Obama Signs Military Commissions Changes Into Law

WASHINGTON–(ENEWSPF)–October 28, 2009.  President Obama today signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which includes significant changes to the Guantánamo military commissions. The American Civil Liberties Union is calling on the Obama administration to abandon the fatally flawed military commissions system and, where evidence of terrorism crimes exists,[Read More…]