Bhopal. A WSJ story does a round-up on the verdict:
The Gulf Spill. Jacobinism, cont. This NYT article illustrates the continuing Jacobin demand that all normal life must be set aside in the face of whatever the media define as an all-consuming crisis. Inevitably, this psychology must lead either to a greater and greater hysterial pitch, or else to a “Thermidorian reaction,” in which people say: Enough.