Stories by George Lavender

George Lavender is an independent radio and print journalist. He is a producer of Making Contact, a weekly half-hour public affairs program. He has worked as a radio reporter for several outlets, including Radio France International, Free Speech Radio News, and the Pacifica Network. His work has also appeared in The Guardian, New Internationalist, In These Times, Journal of Race, Poverty, and the Environment, Truth Out, and local newspapers in the US and UK. Follow him on Twitter @GeorgeLavender subscribe to George Lavender's feed

Posted on: Oct 30, 2013, Source: Earth Island Journal

Firefighting is an expensive business, and much of that business is going to private companies. Will they put profit over the environment?