Chris Hedges: Open-pit Uranium Mining Spreading Nuclear Contaminants in Sacrifice Zones

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Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

TheRealNews on Mar 1, 2016

In this episode of Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges and two Native American activists discuss the violation of land and lives of Indigenous peoples, particularly the decades of open-pit uranium mining that is responsible for spreading nuclear contaminants across the continent today.


from the archives:

Chris Hedges: The Revolution Will Be Local

Abby Martin: Native American Genocide + The Unist’ot’en Camp are Blocking Pipelines From Crossing Their Land

Happy Thanksgiving with Blood and Tears by Michael Parenti

Blowing Up Mountains: Destroying the Environment for Coal + The Last Mountain

Andrew Gavin Marshall: Indigenous Occupy: Why We Should All Be Idle No More

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  3. Super kudos to C H.

    Talk about hell with the lid off! This is excruciating to listen to, but we’ve known about this insane negligence and slow death for years. Nothing is ever done because the short-term careerist politician types understand only too well on which side their radio-active bread is buttered & by whom.

    The heavy metal market is god. All means are justified by the one and only sanctified end, extractive corporate profit at any cost. That is the precious capitalist way, an idiocy that beggars belief ~ we must all get all the benefit but share none of the responsibility.

    Canada is on the same page as the criminal US, Rio Tinto and all their kindred fascist bio-phobes. Remember this name ~ Dr. Jim Harding, on Canada’s Deadly Secret? The truth is ugly and gut wrenching.

    It fills me with deep sadness and then the rage wells up as I hear these stories of Gehenna. One day the Earth will split and swallow up this parasitic affliction upon mankind and scourge of our native planet, consuming the persecutors of wholesome beauty that gorge on predatory destruction.

    Owe Aku!

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