Siddhartha Deb on the 30th anniversary of the Bhopal disaster, Ana Marie Cox on "Hands Up," new illustrations by Susie Cagle, and more

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This week on The Baffler website we featured Siddhartha Deb's in-depth look at "The Worst Industrial Disaster in the History of the World," on the occasion of its thirtieth anniversary.

On the night of December 2, 1984, toxic gas leaked from the Union Carbide pesticide factory, flooding the city of Bhopal, India, and ultimately causing tens of thousands of casualties. Deb researches and retells the tragedy here with precision and compassion. The piece is also accompanied by Lewis Koch's lush photographs of Bhopal.

After this story went to print in The Baffler Issue 26, Deb (along with the rest of the news-consuming public) learned that the CEO of Union Carbide at the time of the disaster, Warren Anderson, had died at the age of 94. So he wrote an addendum to his piece for the blog, entitled "Death of an Enemy." We hope you'll read these, and the rest of these pieces below that you might have missed this week on the Baffler online.

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The Worst Industrial Disaster in the History of the World by Siddhartha Deb (no. 26)
Susie Cagle's illustrations of our "Feminism for What" conference (and links to all conference videos) on the Baffler blog
The Death of an Enemy: Warren Anderson, 1920-2014 by Siddhartha Deb on the Baffler blog
The Plea and Promise of "Hands Up" by Ana Marie Cox on the Baffler blog
Join us in Cambridge on December 18th for our Anti-Holiday Party, featuring a talk by Astra Taylor and Joanne McNeil. Suggested donation: $5, tickets available here.
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