There is a major public health problem locally that few are talking about. Utica is the epicenter for instances of lead poisoning and the piloting of lead prevention programs in New York State. 81 more words
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I created this podcast, Environmental Justice Radio, as an extra credit project for Environmental Integration I: Environmental Perspectives.
As I study environmental issues, ranging from the disruption of biogeochemical cycles to the economic and social costs of climate change, I find myself continuously returning to the interconnectedness of environmental and societal health. 197 more words
There’s something weird and macabre about the current spate of “die-ins” occurring across the country.
The logic seems to be that we register our very live protest by pretending to be dead, and blocking normal business as usual in the process. 481 more words
When Justice fails again. Marissa Alexander is goes back to jail after courts add new charges forcing her to accept a plea bargain. An additional 65 days or 60 years in jail. 132 more words
When it comes to gender and racial equality, most people know what their opinions are. But what about unconscious attitudes and associations? Would you be surprised to learn, for example, that you unconsciously favor one gender or racial group over another? 6 more words
The new reform will include limits to some of the litigation that can precede a union election, which will make it harder for groups or individuals to stall or drag out the process. 81 more words