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Hunters Point Corruption & Racism and Brazil Truckers And Oil Workers Strike
by KPFA WorkWeek Radio
Wednesday Jun 6th, 2018 1:32 PM
KPFA WorkWeek radio looks at the ongoing corruption scandal at the Hunter Point shipyard and Treasure Island. It interviews lawyer David Anton who represents the six Tetra Tech whistleblowers and Cheryl Thornton a SEIU 1021 steward who was illegally removed from the Potrero Hill Health Center after whistleblowing over fraud and the failure to properly protect the community patients. She also discusses the community people who came to the center for problems from the Hunters Point shipyard and the role of SFGH Amy Brownwill who told people that they would getting sick from stress.
WorkWeek radio also looks at the ongoing trucking and oil workers strike at Petrobras
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On 6/5/18 WorkWeek examines the continued criminal cover-up of the Hunters Point shipyard development where health and safety whistlelbowers were fired by Tetra Tech and the falsification of testing by the company which was concealed by San Francisco politicians including Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, Senator Diane Feinstein and Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom.
We interview David Anton, the lawyer for 6 whistleblowers who worked at the Hunters Point shipyard for Tetra Tech and SEIU 1021 steward Cheryl Thornton who worked at the Potrero Hill Health Center and was illegally removed for whistleblowing about health and safety issues and the failure to properly take care of people in the community. She also discussed the systemic racism in the city and county of San Francisco.
Next we look at the growing working class protests and strikes in Brazil against the Temer government and privatization. We interview Fabio Bosco who is with the Sao Paulo Metro Workers Union and with the independent labor federation Conlutas. He discusses the truckers strike and the privatization of the nationalized oil company Petrobras and how this is affecting the working people of Brazil
For further media:
http://sfbayview.com/2018/04/death-and-courage-at-the-hunters-point-shipyard/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_YVou0kmQI
Where's Jane Kim? SEIU Members Want Support For SFLC Resolution Against Racism & Retaliation
https://youtu.be/mlEOJsHiMvw
STOP The Racist Attacks & Privatization In City & County Of San Francisco
https://youtu.be/F-kmrjrxvF4
SFGH "Zuckerberg" SEIU 1021 Workers & Community Protest DPH Privatization, Racism & Union Busting
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpxZcETKB6o
Stop Racist Discrimination And Workplace Bullying At SF DPH! SEIU 1021 Members & SF Residents Rally & Speakout
https://youtu.be/iNs4zHn96rI
SFLC Resolution To Oppose Retaliation Against SEIU 1021 Member Cheryl Thornton & Opposition to Workplace Bullying and Racist Discrimination in the City and County of San Francisco
http://sflaborcouncil.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/05-14-18ResSptSEIU-1021-Member-Cheryl-Thornton.pdf
https://www.nbcbayarea.com/investigations/Nearly-Half-of-Hunters-Point-Shipyard-Radiation-Cleanup-in-Question-Contractor-Possibly-Faked-Data-471799074.html
http://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/SF-shipyard-soil-samples-manipulated-or-12529511.php
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_Y7N9GnG2I
Brazilian Petrobras Oil Workers Strike Against Privatization & Union Busting
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZOQj_y1eJg
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§Willie Brown With Lennar Official Kofi Banner
by KPFA WorkWeek Radio Wednesday Jun 6th, 2018 1:32 PM
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Former mayor Willie Brown was financially connected to the development of SF Hunters Point and worked with Lennar official Kofi Bonner to cover up the criminal collusion and retaliation of Tetra Tech whistleblowers as well as Test America whistleblower Michael Madry. He got Chinese wealthy to invest millions into the Hunters Point shipyard development in return for getting a visa.
§Tetra Tech & Navy Still Pushing Development At Treasure Island
by KPFA WorkWeek Radio Wednesday Jun 6th, 2018 1:32 PM
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Tetra Tech is still employed by the Navy to develop Treasure Island. Despite the massive criminal fraud and illegal retaliations against whistleblowers at the Hunters Point Shipyard the Navy has them running hearings at Treasure Island with the support of Senator Feinstein and Congresswoman Pelosi who also are financially connected to the development and are telling the public these superfund sites have been cleaned up.
§Partners In Crime Willie Brown, Gavin Newsom and Ed Lee
by KPFA WorkWeek Radio Wednesday Jun 6th, 2018 1:32 PM
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San Francisco politicians including Willie Brown, Gavin Newsom and Ed Lee have been involved in doing damage control for Lennar renamed 5 Points and the massive Eco-Fraud of $1 billion dollars. Newsom who will likely be the governor of California helped cover-up the retaliation of Tetra Tech whistleblowers and conspired with San Francisco City Officials to continue to deny the deadly contamination of residents during the earth removal and resulting contaminated dusts and toxins.
§Sandblasting and Spreading Radioactive Material Into Shipyard & Bay
by KPFA WorkWeek Radio Wednesday Jun 6th, 2018 1:32 PM
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Contaminated ships from nuclear testing in the Pacific were brought into the Hunters Point Shipyard and then sandblasted to see if radioactive ships could be "decontaminated" for further use. The radioactive material was dispersed into the bay and throughout Hunters Point Shipyard and Bayview. The fraud perpetrated by the developers, SF city politicians and government agencies that the shipyard can be remediated for civilian use is factually false and only driven by the profits that the developers hope to received from the condos and other developments on the polluted property.
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Dr. Janette Sherman is a medical toxicologist who worked at the Hunters Point Shipyard radiological laboratory and later came to understand that they were extremely contaminated and cancers as a result of the radioactive materials.
She also discusses the dangers US worker face from radiation, toxins and chemicals in the workplace
This interview was done by WorkWeek Radio on 5-16-18
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