Tag Archives: Environmental justice

Support this environmental and reproductive justice conference!

Tweet A month later, I’m still seeing quotes from Laverne Cox’s keynote address at Creating Change 2014 (which I’m not at all bitter about missing out on. Really…I’m fine). She was a big name at a bigger conference. Thousands of LGBTQ leaders, organizers, and activists from across the country flocked to Texas to participate in [...]
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It’s time for real chemical safety regulation

TweetThe first time I looked up the toxicity of my makeup, I was horrified. I had heard about the Environmental Working Group‘s cosmetic database, Skin Deep, and proceeded to type in the various products I put on my face most days. Much to my dismay, most of them were categorized as “moderate” to “high” hazard, [...]
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The environmental costs of militarism

TweetAs we are in the midst of a national conversation on military action on Syria, one important yet not often talked about impact that we must consider are the environmental costs of militarism. I’m not talking about trees and rivers here – though those are lovely and absolutely important. I am thinking of the environmental [...]
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Those scary, reproducing brown billions: a primer on population boom alarmism

TweetThe panic is coming, y’all. In the past few weeks, there’s been a resurgence of population boom alarmism and photo journalism of lots of brown folk taking over the planet. All this comes on the heels of revisions to the population projections by the UN Development Program. Which, if one READS them, say that in [...]
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BP oil disaster, one year later

TweetIt’s been a year since the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and as such, seems a fitting time to check out the incredible Naomi Klein talking about the larger implications. Klein is working on a book related to this topic. Can. Not. Wait. And for more for what it’s been like for [...]
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