The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, better known as The Stimulus Package, is a step in the right direction, but it is not a bold, comprehensive plan to stimulate our economy across-the-board. We can do better. We need to do better.
Archives for February 2009
The FDA has finally grabbed the president’s attention, but not for anything positive that the agency has done. After at least 6 Americans died from eating peanut products tainted by salmonella, President Obama issued a call for a full investigation of the FDA, and part of his motivation is his desire to protect his own […]
America’s highways are full of vehicles that kill innocent people, ruin lives, and fill courtrooms. Those vehicles are on the roads because auto company executives willfully and repeatedly put their own profits ahead of the safety and well-being of their customers. Officers in many other businesses act equally irresponsibly, whether they’re sending dangerous products to […]
Employers have an obligation to provide a safe working environment for their employees. It’s both an ethical obligation and a legal one. In California, the law is strong in its attempts to protect workers from hazards to their health.