Firestone Natural Rubber Co

Type: Company
Name: Firestone Natural Rubber Co
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Liberia and Ebola outbreak: Desperately poor country in crisis

The Ebola outbreak in Liberia is an unspeakable tragedy for this impoverished country, where more than 70 percent of the population were unemployed before Liberians were hit with a horrible plague that has not yet run its course.Liberia is not on the ... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola, the African Union and bioeconomic warfare

Health questions and the challenges for Africaby Horace G. CampbellIntroductionAs the Ebola outbreak rages and there are projections of more than 1.4 million persons infected in the next few months, the African Union and the regional bloc ECOWAS have ... [Published San Francisco Bay View - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola, the African Union and Bioeconomic Warfare

As the Ebola outbreak rages, and there are projections of more than 1.4 million persons infected in the next few months, the African Union and ECOWAS has taken a back seat as the international media uses this virus to stigmatize Africa and Africans. Pious ... [Published ZNet - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Firestone Keeping Ebola Away From Employees In Liberia Through Low-Tech Intervention Program

In 1926, Firestone Tire & Rubber Company founded a production facility in Liberia, which today extends across 185 square miles and employs more than 8,000 workers who harvest, process, and ship natural rubber and latex to the United States. Since the ... [Published Medical Daily - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Company Stops Ebola, While Obama and the UN Fail

As the Obama administration and the United Nations send military troops and massive amounts of resources in a thus far totally ineffective bid to supposedly combat the deadly Ebola virus, one private company has already “stopped Ebola in its tracks” with ... [Published New American - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

How tiremaker Firestone stopped Ebola from spreading

| Posted: 8:02 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014Tiremaker Firestone is being lauded for its response to Ebola in a Liberian town.According to NPR and Newser , the company "went into crisis mode" when the wife of an employee at Firestone's Harbel, Liberia, rubber ... [Published WSOC-TV - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 3 reports

Firestone Did What Governments Have Not: Stopped Ebola In Its Tracks

The classic slogan for Firestone tires was "where the rubber meets the road."When it comes to Ebola, the rubber met the road at the Firestone rubber plantation in Harbel, Liberia.Harbel is a company town not far from the capital city of Monrovia. It was ... [Published NextBillion.net - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 3 reports

How Firestone Shut Ebola Down

Posted Tuesday, October 7th 2014 @ 3pm  by Polly Davis Doig, Newser StaffListen to ABC News – Headlines and Top Stories on iHeartRadio( NEWSER ) – You know all the  gnashing   of teeth  about how terrible the global response to the Ebola outbreak has ... [Published 102.7 KIIS-FM - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Part 2: A Look Back at the Early Days of the Akron Rubber Industry

Ralph C. Busbey, a newspaper reporter and one time Akron bureau chief for the Cleveland Plain Dealer, became the third editor of the India Rubber Review (now Tire Review) in 1924. He wrote a section focused on the early days of the Akron rubber industry ... [Published Tire Review - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 6 reports

Greedy Corporation Stops Ebola Spread in Liberia

While governments and nonprofits have been stymied in their efforts to stymie the spread of the Ebola virus, Firestone Tire & Rubber has apparently succeeded among its 80,000 Liberian employees and their families. When a wife of a Firestone employee showed ... [Published Pajamas Media - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Rubber Liners

The PondGard Rubber Liner allows landscaping professionals to create a variety of customized water features. PondGard are flexible and easily shaped to fit the size and contours of any water feature. They are specially formulated for water gardening projects ... [Published Environmental Design Construction - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

More businesses, public groups getting their name on the arena

It's a tongue twister of a ticket office name.But you can now buy your tickets at the Pinnacle Bank Arena Firestone Farm Tires Ticket Office.The Firestone name is the latest addition to the sponsorship and naming rights for the new arena.The lobby for ... [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Oct 06 2014]

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...workers and called for support to the awareness and preventive measures campaign because without such action to break the virus connection chain, "the world's best doctors will come to Liberia yet more people will be infected and more people will die."
...By 2010 it had dropped to an estimated 56 percent. A World Bank report notes, "Liberia has made remarkable economic and social progress since its return to democratic governance in 2006."
..." The release also said, "The teacher suspected of having contact with an affected person is at home and will remain at home until cleared by health officials to return to work."
"With this epidemic taking place, with the economy contracting, with people not going out into the fields to plant their crops or harvest their crops, food prices are going to be going up,” Rolf said. “They're anticipating a lot of people falling back into poverty. The human toll and the economic toll go hand-in-hand with that definitely."

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Liberia: MOLAJ Donates to Six Counties [Published AllAfrica.com - 8 hours ago]
Liberia and Ebola outbreak: Desperately poor co... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Oct 19 2014]
The Political Dimensions Of The Ebola Crisis...... [Published Modern Ghana - Oct 18 2014]
Ebola, the African Union and bioeconomic warfare [Published San Francisco Bay View - Oct 17 2014]
Late Fall River photographer's 13 photos of Ken... [Published Wicked Local Boston - Oct 17 2014]
Ebola Nurse’s Cleveland Visit: 13 Other Nurses ... [Published The Street Latest - Oct 16 2014]
Ebola, the African Union and Bioeconomic Warfare [Published ZNet - Oct 14 2014]
Firestone Keeping Ebola Away From Employees In ... [Published Medical Daily - Oct 13 2014]
Ebola impact on world economy rising [Published WIS-TV - Oct 12 2014]
Responses to Ebola are still way too little, an... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Oct 12 2014]
James P. McDonnell|Grew up in Waterbury [Published Waterbury Republican American - Oct 12 2014]
Cooper Tire: 100 and still rolling [Published Findlay Courier - Oct 11 2014]
Company Stops Ebola, While Obama and the UN Fail [Published New American - Oct 10 2014]
Part 5: A Look Back at the Early Days of the Ak... [Published Tire Review - Oct 10 2014]
Ebola, the African Union and bioeconomic warfare [Published Pambazuka News - Oct 09 2014]
American businessman takes on Russian president [Published Global News Canada - Oct 09 2014]
The Ebola Epidemic: A Social Disaster in West A... [Published Global Research - Oct 09 2014]
How tiremaker Firestone stopped Ebola from spre... [Published WSOC-TV - Oct 09 2014]
Firestone Did What Governments Have Not: Stoppe... [Published NextBillion.net - Oct 08 2014]
Liberia: Liberian Rubber Farm Becomes Sanctuary... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 08 2014]
How Firestone shut Ebola down 1 hour ago [Published Baxter Bulletin - Oct 08 2014]
Will the CDC Save Us From Ebola? [Published Mises.org - Oct 08 2014]
How Firestone Shut Ebola Down [Published 102.7 KIIS-FM - Oct 07 2014]
How Firestone Shut Ebola Down [Published Newser - Oct 07 2014]
Part 2: A Look Back at the Early Days of the Ak... [Published Tire Review - Oct 07 2014]
Bridgestone : Expands Efforts to Fight Ebola [Published 4 Traders - Oct 07 2014]
Liberian rubber farm becomes sanctuary against ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 07 2014]
Greedy Corporation Stops Ebola Spread in Liberia [Published Pajamas Media - Oct 07 2014]
Overnight News Digest: SCOTUS Paves Way for Gay... [Published Daily Kos - Oct 07 2014]
Rubber Liners [Published Environmental Design Construction - Oct 07 2014]
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Liberia: Liberian Rubber Farm Becomes Sanctuary... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 08 2014]
Source: Wall Street Journal OnlineCountry: Liberia Firestone Acted Early to Keep Virus in Check Within Its Confines FIRESTONE, Liberia—As Ebola exploded here this year, a rubber farm embarked on a crash course on how to tame an epidemic that has killed ...
Private Company Keeps Ebola Under Control When ... [Published Hit & Run - Oct 07 2014]
<p><img alt="Ebola Virus" height="225" src="http://cloudfront-assets.reason.com/assets/db/1412638896756.jpg" title="So much trouble for 18 kilobases|||Public Library of Science" width="300" style="float: right;"/&gt;National Public Radio isreporting the ...
Open thread for night owls: Americans have no r... [Published Daily Kos - Oct 02 2014]
Police in the photo above are taking a break from guarding the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. in Akron, Ohio, 1936. While Goodyear and other tire companies prospered, even during the Great Depression, their workers toiled under poor conditions, low wages ...
What the Ebola outbreak tells us about global i... [Published Ezra Klein - Oct 01 2014]
Nowa Paye, 9, is taken to an ambulance after showing signs of the Ebola infection in the village of Freeman Reserve, about 30 miles north of Monrovia in Liberia on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay) When the first case of the Ebola virus entered the ...
Resentment simmering inside Liberia's 'Ebola ja... [Published H5N1 - Sep 07 2014]
Via ReliefWeb, an AFP report: Resentment simmering inside Liberia's 'Ebola jail town'. Excerpt:Trapped since officials placed them in quarantine two weeks ago, the residents of Dolo Town are becoming increasingly resentful over their incarceration in ...
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