Chris Hedges: Contaminated Drinking Water

water is unfit for human consumption

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Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

RT America on Feb 1, 2020

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to author Seth Siegel about his new book: Troubled Water: What’s Wrong with What We Drink. Siegel explains how our drinking water got contaminated, what the US government does and doesn’t regulate, what the contaminants could be doing to us, and what we can do to make our drinking water safe.

From the archives:

Dark Waters Tells Half the Story of PFAS Contamination by Pat Elder

Chris Hedges: Food Companies Distort the Science and Research Into What We Eat

Chris Hedges and Vandana Shiva: The Fight for Life VS Monsanto/Bayer AG

Abby Martin: The Sacrifice Zones of Houston Before and After Hurricane Harvey, Part 2

They Poisoned A City by Dorian Bon

Capitalism Is Killing The Earth And Its People by Finian Cunningham

Nestlé CEO Peter Brabeck-Letmathe: “Human Beings Have No Right to Water” by Andrew Gavin Marshall

The Story of Bottled Water (2010)

The Story Behind Our Obsession with Bottled Water

4 thoughts on “Chris Hedges: Contaminated Drinking Water

  1. Pingback: Neoliberalism Survives By Destroying Social Cohesion by Rainer Shea + The Neoliberal “New” Deal: The Rich Drink for Free While the Poor Pay More – Dandelion Salad

  2. Are you kidding me? The price of my water skyrocketed in Sea Cliff NY when our municiple water service switched to New York American Water. They are crooks.

  3. Pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, heavy metals, pharmaceuticals, hormones, preservatives, artificial sweeteners, air pollutants, animal fats etc etc.
    It’s amazing any of us get to grow old.

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