Tag Archives: Environmental justice

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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Guest post: consciously clothed

TweetThis guest post on fashion, among other things, comes to us from Jessi Arrington, a designer, creative philanthropist, and as our mutual friend Chris described her, an “outfit scientist.” Her full bio is after the jump. Raise your hand if you think what you wear matters! I’d like to make the case that it does, [...]
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Chevron ordered to pay $17 billion in damages for pollution in Ecuadorian Amazon

TweetAn Ecuadorian court has ordered Chevron to pay $17 billion in damages as restitution for heinous pollution in the Ecuadorian Amazon over the last thirty years. Chevron, unsurprisingly, has already stated it will not pay. Amy Goodman and Democracy Now have the full story. You can see a transcript here. Tweet
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Do It Anyway

TweetI’m usually a bit reticent about seeming too self-promotional, but in this case, I’m confident that everyone in the Feministing community deserves to know about the work of the activists in my new book, just released today, called Do It Anyway: The New Generation of Activists. In it, I profile eight diverse people 35 and [...]
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Early Puberty is a Justice Issue

Tweet Last week, it was widely reported that American girls of this generation are starting puberty earlier than their counterparts in the early 90’s. There have been a variety of articles about this, mostly framed around the increase of young white girls who are reaching puberty as early as age 7. However, the disparate rates [...]
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