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Sacrifice Zones

We're All in the Sacrifice Zone Now

Dave Pruett | Posted 05.03.2016 | Politics
Dave Pruett

Appalachia has long been in America's sacrifice zone, metaphorically and literally. Big Coal has plundered thousands of seams, ripped the tops off 500 mountains, extracted the land's wealth, poisoned its streams and rivers, and left the people destitute. But Appalachia is hardly America's only sacrifice zone.

"I'm Living in a Sacrifice Zone": Women Speak Out for Climate Justice

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 10.06.2016 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

Women around the globe need to be made aware of all the narratives. The reason is simple. We are all interconnected. Women must recognize their commonalities as they search for solutions. Every story is valid. They all need to be heard -- individually and in unison.

Chemical & Oil Giants Built Plants in Poor Neighborhoods; In Sacrifice Zones, the Poor Fight Back

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

I recently declined a friend's invitation to a party at David Koch's house. I knew that if I went, I'd have to make some statement of disesteem to my host. Why not just drink his champagne? Because silence equals consent.