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No Fear: A Whistleblower's Triumph Over Corruption and Retaliation at the EPA

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Retracing the steps of the first civil rights and whistleblower act of the 21st century, this chronicle follows young, black, MIT-educated social scientist Marsha Coleman-Adebayo, shortly after she landed her dream job at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The account illustrates how the author attempted to convince the government to investigate allegations ...more
ebook, 480 pages
Published September 1st 2011 by Chicago Review Press (first published January 1st 2011)
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Charlene Smith
Nov 18, 2011 Charlene Smith rated it it was amazing
The remarkable thing about Marsha Coleman-Adebayo's story is that too few South Africans know of her and what she sacrificed, a high-paying job at a leading U.S. agency, the Environmental Protection Agency, which then, and now, does too little to live up to its mandate of protecting the environment and those of us who experience harm when it is abused.
Marsha discovered that vanadium miners working for Union Carbide, a U.S. multinational operating in South Africa were becoming sick and dying from
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Dr. Coleman-Adebayo's interview with Tavis Smiley led me to read her book. At the end of it my respect for the strength of her moral compass, ethical core, and religious faith was indescribable. This book reads like a government espionage novel. The details of what the author suffered for behaving honorably are compelling and disturbing.

The current Snowden/NSA scandal brought this book to my mind because it seems like the government has become this insatiable glutton for authority without transp
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Apr 18, 2013 Mara S rated it liked it
Inspiring to read about Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo's fight for equality and justice on so many levels. She is very clear and concise and has written this book in a way that doesn't make it feel like a self-congratulatory memoir but rather as if a friend were recounting her own personal story. Very enjoyable!
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