Deceit and Denial: The Deadly Politics of Industrial Pollution (California/Milbank Books on Health and the Public)

Deceit and Denial: The Deadly Politics of Industrial Pollution (California/Milbank Books on Health and the Public)

Deceit and Denial info the makes an attempt via the chemical and lead industries to misinform american citizens concerning the hazards that their lethal items current to employees, the general public, and shoppers. Gerald Markowitz and David Rosner pursued proof gradually and relentlessly, interviewed the real avid gamers, investigated untapped assets, and exposed a bruising tale of cynical and vicious fail to remember for well-being and human rights. This ensuing exposé is filled with startling revelations, provocative arguments, and irritating conclusions--all in keeping with awesome learn and data gleaned from mystery records.

This booklet unearths for the 1st time the general public kin crusade that the lead undertook to persuade american citizens to exploit its lethal product to color partitions, toys, furnishings, and different gadgets in America's houses, regardless of a wealth of knowledge that kids have been in danger for critical mind harm and dying from consuming this poison. This e-book highlights the rapid risks usual electorate face a result of relentless failure of business polluters to warn, tell, and defend their employees and pals. It deals a old research of ways company keep watch over over medical examine has undermined the method of proving the hyperlinks among poisonous chemical substances and ailment. The authors additionally describe the knowledge, braveness, and backbone of employees and group individuals who proceed to voice their issues despite vicious competition. Readable, ground-breaking, and revelatory, Deceit and Denial presents the most important solutions to questions of risky environmental degradation, escalating company greed, and governmental forget for its electorate' protection and future health.

After 11 years, Markowitz and Rosner replace their paintings with a brand new epilogue that outlines the makes an attempt those industries have made to undermine and create doubt concerning the accuracy of the knowledge during this book.

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