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Environmental Racism as a Systemic Tendency of Capitalism

The disproportionate impacts of pollution and other forms of environmental degradation on people of color is not the result of scheming racists in power, so much as a structural tendency built into the dynamics of the marketplace.  Advertisements

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The Environmental Externalities of Fracking, According to Peer-Reviewed Science

There are numerous scientific, peer-reviewed papers that have been published in recent years that point to the dangers of hydraulic fracking, and its impact on public health and the environment. 

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Nigerian Oil Militancy and International Capital

The escalating violence in the Niger Delta region by armed militant groups against multinational oil companies is a product of the social and environmental devastation that accompanied the “development” of the Nigerian oil industry.  

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