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U.S. Eyes European Safety Standards for Oil Refineries

Susan Buchanan | Posted 06.15.2014 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Oil refiners can learn from Europe as they try to reduce accidents at plants in Louisiana and other states, U.S. safety experts say. After a string of disasters, President Obama issued an executive order last August to improve chemical facility safety.

Socialist Successes

Sen. Bernie Sanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Bernie Sanders

Branding someone as a socialist has become the slur du jour. If we could get beyond such nonsense, I think we could use a good debate about what goes on here compared to places with a long social-democratic tradition.