Environmental Racism

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We Are Hitting the Wall of Maximum Grabbing We Are Hitting the Wall of Maximum Grabbing

We have an epidemic of grabbing—land grabbing, resource grabbing—and now the most powerful nation on earth has elected Donald Trump as its grabber-in-chief.

Dec 14, 2016 / Naomi Klein

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How You Can Stand With Standing Rock How You Can Stand With Standing Rock

Today’s #NoDAPL action targets the Army Corps of Engineers. Watch this video—then call them.

Nov 15, 2016 / Take Action / Julia Mead

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White New Orleans Has Recovered from Hurricane Katrina. Black New Orleans Has Not. White New Orleans Has Recovered from Hurricane Katrina. Black New Orleans Has Not.

Taking stock 11 years after the storm.

Aug 29, 2016 / Gary Rivlin

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Are You a Millennial? Congratulations! Climate Change Will Cost Your Generation $8.8 Trillion Are You a Millennial? Congratulations! Climate Change Will Cost Your Generation $8.8 Trillion

That is, unless real change comes to the economy, and fast.

Aug 31, 2016 / Michelle Chen

A Radical Alliance of Black and Green Could Save the World

A Radical Alliance of Black and Green Could Save the World A Radical Alliance of Black and Green Could Save the World

But first the two movements will have to rediscover their shared roots in a fundamental critique of an economy and a society that value things more than lives.

Apr 14, 2016 / Feature / James Gustave Speth and J. Phillip Thompson III

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The Pediatrician Who Helped Uncover the Dangers of Lead Has Some Advice for Flint The Pediatrician Who Helped Uncover the Dangers of Lead Has Some Advice for Flint

Dr. Philip Landrigan says we should not give up on the Michigan city's poisoned kids. We should give them support, resources, and early intervention services as soon as possible.

Mar 11, 2016 / Ava Kofman

A New Study Suggests Even the Toughest Pesticide Regulations Aren’t Nearly Tough Enough

A New Study Suggests Even the Toughest Pesticide Regulations Aren’t Nearly Tough Enough A New Study Suggests Even the Toughest Pesticide Regulations Aren’t Nearly Tough Enough

As in most states, regulators in California measure the effect of only one pesticide at a time. But farmers often use several pesticides together—and that’s a big, toxic problem.

Feb 23, 2016 / Liza Gross

Flint Isn’t the Only Place With Racism in the Water

Flint Isn’t the Only Place With Racism in the Water Flint Isn’t the Only Place With Racism in the Water

Environmental racism is an issue of political power: Polluters and waste sites are placed where politicians expect little or no political backlash.  

Feb 9, 2016 / Tracey Ross and Danyelle Solomon

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