My latest post at Kiwi details the issue of environmental injustice and how it applies to children's health in the Gulf.
Where is Superman when you need him? If only it were that easy. Facing one of the greatest environmental disasters of our time, the citizens of New Orleans could sure use a caped superhero capable of turning back time by spinning the world in the opposite direction. While he’s at it, why not go back five years, before the onslaught of Katrina, which plunged families in the Gulf into a dark abyss that has destroyed lives and continues to ruin both homes and health. One of the dark truths made evident by the response to Katrina and to the Gulf oil spill is that there is a sector of the American population – specifically poor children –increasingly victimized by what is termed environmental injustice. (click the link above for the entire post)