"Merchants of Doubt" movie on PR for Tobacco, Oil, & other Toxics
Retired physicists and PR flacks who love to argue get paid and organized by tobacco, oil, pesticide, and other companies to create doubt and confusion about the dangers caused by their products. They lie and deny the risks of global warming, acid rain, ozone holes, tobacco, and flame retardants. This protects corporate profits, but it harms human health and the environment. The liars are paid by foundations set up to appear to be neutral, and the media eat it up. wikipedia on the film. review of book. It is showing in Boulder on January 11, 7 pm to 9 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Boulder, 5001 Pennsylvannia Ave, Boulder, CO. You can rent or buy it.