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Cecil E. Roberts

Entries by Cecil E. Roberts

Greed Explains the Disasters and the Lying Afterwards

(28) Comments | Posted June 14, 2010 | 11:53 AM

As oil mucked the Gulf of Mexico and families mourned 11 dead rig workers, BP officials proclaimed that the corporation's priority always was safety.

This tracked the tack taken by Massey Energy, whose officials also declared safety was paramount after an explosion in the corporation's Upper Big Branch mine...

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Mining in a Perfect World

(47) Comments | Posted September 7, 2007 | 11:55 AM

In a perfect world, employers would sufficiently value their workers that they would do everything they can to ensure their safety.

My friends, we know all too well that this is not a perfect world.

If you reside on planet Earth, chances are you've seen some...

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