cover of issue

May/June 1997

Issue 211—Special Environmental Issue

False Choices: Pitting Jobs Against the Environment


  • Toxic Racism

    By Pratap Chatterjee

    Chippewas Resist Deadly Dumping

  • Does Preserving the Earth Threaten Jobs?

    By Eban Goodstein

  • Moving Mountains

    By Andrew Parkin

    The Counter-Summit Confronts the G-7

  • Green Labels

    By Abby Scher

    Can They Build a New Marketplace?

  • Bucking Biotech

    By Kristin Dawkins

    The Global Threat of the New Agribusiness

  • Greener Industry

    New Industrial Ecosystems

    By Eban Goldstein

    Denmark Shows the Way

    By Laurie Dougherty

  • The Sewage Scam

    By Laura Orlando

    Should Sludge Fertilize Your Vegetables?

the regulars

  • the short run Prisoners for Profit
  • active culture Starbucks Redux
  • making sense Winners Take All | Natural Capitalism | The Budget Balancing Shell Game | Is the Boom and Bust Cycle Over? | Steelworkers United on Strike
  • comment Power Lines and Leukemia
  • primer Let's Just Assume We're Sustainable
  • in review The Vulnerable Planet | Is Capitalism Sustainable? | Why Do We Recycle?
  • economy in numbers Stagnation and Inequality
  • ask dr. dollar Are Prisoners Among the Unemployed?