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John Deans
John Deans is the Toxics Campaigner for Greenpeace.

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Forcing Hate to Surrender - Thank You Pete Seeger

(1) Comments | Posted January 29, 2014 | 11:16 AM

pete seeger

"This machine surrounds hate and forces it to surrender"

These are the words inscribed on Pete Seeger's banjo. I first learned of them from my friend Danny Maloney in Elmira, NY and they have stuck with me ever since. To me, those words encompass non-violence....

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America's Chemical Plants Are Ticking Time Bombs (PHOTOS)

(109) Comments | Posted August 8, 2012 | 4:15 PM

Despite a decade of security measures in our airports, monuments, and cities, tens of millions of Americans in major metropolitan areas are at risk of deadly exposure to toxic chemicals. Thousands of chemical facilities are vulnerable to accidents or acts of terrorism, and almost 500 of these facilities are located...

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