Dental Floss, Radium Poisoning and the Green New Deal
Exploring the toxic parallels of our destructive economic system
How much do you know about the radioactive history of the radium industry? I recently watched the Radium Girls on Netflix, which reminded me of the brutal abuses suffered by radium workers (often women). Radium Girls were the young women who painted luminous watch faces with radium paint and were taught by their supervisors to […]
What is Greta doing next?
Swedish activist heads to LA and the largest urban oil field in the nation
Greta Thunberg’s North American tour continues this week in Los Angeles with a visit to the Youth Climate Los Angeles event at City Hall on Friday, November 1st. If you’re wondering why her attention has come to California, which has an image as being one of the most progressive and greenest states in the US, you might be surprised to learn that Los Angeles actually has the largest urban oil field in the nation.