The Coronavirus CrisisCoronavirus Strikes Latino Families Near California’s Salton Sea
People who live near the dying lake are caught in a perfect storm of environmental neglect, poverty, and Covid-19.
Half of Oklahoma Is “Indian Country.” What If All Native Treaties Were Upheld?
From the Grand Canyon to Mount Rushmore, if the routinely flouted U.S. treaties with Indigenous people were honored, this would be a very different country.
Bad ChemistryScientists Pin Blame for Some Coronavirus Deaths on Air Pollution, PFAS, and Other Chemicals
Scientists say that low levels of industrial chemicals like PFAS, BPA, and phthalates are linked with conditions that make Covid-19 worse.
Louisiana Environmental Activists Charged With “Terrorizing” for Nonviolent Stunt Targeting Plastics Giant
The two environmental activists face 15 years of prison in the latest instance of the criminalization of dissent.
The Coronavirus Pandemic and Police Violence Have Reignited the Fight Against Toxic Racism
“Whether we can’t breathe because of toxic pollution or policing,” says Robert Bullard, “it’s the same systemic racism that is killing us.”