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What Doomed El Faro? Hurricane Joaquin was only the direct cause. The drive for profit sunk El Faro.

EL FARO SINKING: A DISASTER WAITING TO HAPPEN
by Jack Heyman

Senator Backed by Rail Companies Introduces New Bill That Would De-Regulate Rail Industry

Senator Backed by Rail Companies Introduces New Bill That Would De-Regulate Rail Industry
Now, with over 100 years of history showing the rail industry's refusal to implement safety measures until enough people have died, the industry is again pushing to regulate itself in order to avoid proven safety technologies for the sake of “keep[ing] more of their profits.” Congress and the anti-regulatory officials now in the Trump administration are working hard to allow this to happen.

Airline Workers Fed Up Over Pay Declines While Profits Rocket

Airline Workers Fed Up Over Pay Declines While Profits Rocket
http://www.wsj.com/articles/airlines-rising-labor-costs-in-focus-ahead-o...
Airlines’ Rising Labor Costs in Focus Ahead of Earnings
As fuel prices have plunged, employee pay and benefits have returned as airlines’ biggest expense item

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