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Actually, self-sufficiency in Seattle will mean, as Van Jones describes it, "eco-apartheid" -- wealthy people in a gentrified city paying 3 times as much for groceries and biking to their knowledge economy jobs while poor service sector workers live in suburbs disparaged by the urbanites whose offices they clean -- unless density advocates can start addressing the class disparities in the lifestyle environmentalism.
I realized there was going to be a huge shift in the economy toward clean energy, poison-free food and all that -- and I wanted to make sure we did not have eco-apartheid, some communities being ecological haves and some being ecological have-nots.
Will we have eco-equity, or will we have eco-apartheid?
The most interesting (and most important) point that Van Jones makes is about the significance of coming to terms with an "eco-apartheid" that has ingrained it's self in the environmental movement.
It is not too early to sound the alarm against the possibility of eco-apartheid.
And they investigated the plumber. stayathomemom (Beware of cat attacks while typing!) "Jones threw around terms like" eco-apartheid "and" green for some, "and preached about spreading the wealth while positing a call to" change the whole system. "
The chairman of the Senate Budget Committee is conservative Democrat communist, has said, "Will we have eco-equity, or will we have eco-apartheid?
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