"What has taken place in these sacrifice zones—in postindustrial cities such as Camden, N.J., and Detroit, in coalfields of southern West Virginia where mining companies blast off mountaintops, in Indian reservations where the demented project of limitless economic expansion and exploitation worked some of its earliest evil, and in produce fields where laborers often endure conditions that replicate slavery—is now happening to much of the rest of the country. These sacrifice zones succumbed first. You and I are next." ~Chris Hedges
If you read nothing else all week, be sure to read this: “We, the Vast Underclass, Must Rise Up Against Global Mafia — or Die,” by Chris Hedges.

"What has taken place in these sacrifice zones—in postindustrial cities such as Camden, N.J., and Detroit, in coalfields of southern West Virginia where mining companies blast off mountaintops, in Indian reservations where the demented project of limitless economic expansion and exploitation worked some of its earliest evil, and in produce fields where laborers often endure conditions that replicate slavery—is now happening to much of the rest of the country. These sacrifice zones succumbed first. You and I are next." ~Chris Hedges

If you read nothing else all week, be sure to read this: “We, the Vast Underclass, Must Rise Up Against Global Mafia — or Die,” by Chris Hedges.

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