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Bruce Dixon

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Siting Nukes in a Poor Black Town -- If A Black President Does It, Is It Still Environmental Racism?

Posted May 4, 2010 | 15:01:22 (EST)

In the weeks since President Obama announced $8.3 billion in loan guarantees to build new nuclear reactors next to an existing pair of nukes in mostly black Burke County, GA, the inconvenient questions, unanswered and mostly unasked, continue to pile up.

The first and most obvious questions are why nukes,...

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When Reforming Education Means Destroying Communities

Posted April 8, 2010 | 17:27:23 (EST)

On April 10, representatives of communities around the country will converge in D.C. to demand the firing of Arne Duncan and the reversal of the Obama administration's policies on public education. There is an unbroken line of bipartisan continuity, grassroots activists for public education say, between...

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