Chemical accidents continue to occur and emergency personnel lack the information they need to respond.
The Thai government estimates that up to 300,000 people work in its fishing industry, 90 percent of whom are migrants - and therefore vulnerable to being duped, trafficked and exploited.
Danny Katch is an activist and humor writer. He is the author of America’s Got Democracy! The Making of the World’s Longest Running Reality Show, published by Haymarket Books.