Tag: environmental justice

2004.4.22 – the earth and us

Earth Day 2004! What have you done? I would be remiss if I didn’t at least mention that today is the actual day and refer you to my column from last year –¬†Earth Day Should Be Everyday. The fact that we should take care of our planet each and every day is something that should be second nature, but having… Read more →

2003.8.5 – love canal, revisited

2 August 1978 – The New York State Commissioner of Health declares a state of emergency at the Love Canal site in Niagara Falls, New York. All pregnant women and children under two are advised to seek shelter somewhere else, if possible. The fated day. The day that we knew it was all real. That our fears had been realized.… Read more →

Slackers Unite!

Troy: what happened to your normal clothes? Michael: wow! Lelaina, look at you. You look…where’d you get that dress? Lelaina: Oh, um… I don’t know. I just bought it. But I think I’m gonna go change because… Michael: No, don’t. You look beautiful. You look like… You look like… Troy: A doily. Lelaina: I’m gonna change. Michael: No, don’t change.… Read more →