We the People 2.0

On this day when we celebrate a declaration of independence that centered around the revolutionary idea of inalienable human rights, we turn to a film released by the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF), in collaboration with Tree Media:

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CELDF executive director Thomas Linzey expands on these ideas in an appropriately urgent op-ed, excerpted below, in which he proposes a Liberation Ecology that would be rooted in the inalienable rights of local communities. Images, added by DP, are from the gallery of Mark Dion.

 

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LIBRARY FOR THE BIRDS OF MASSACHUSETTS

LIBRARY FOR THE BIRDS OF MASSACHUSETTS

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CONCRETE JUNGLE

CONCRETE JUNGLE

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MUSEUM OF POISON (BIOCIDE HALL)

MUSEUM OF POISON (BIOCIDE HALL)

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MONUMENT FOR THE BIRDS OF PUFFIN ISLAND

MONUMENT FOR THE BIRDS OF PUFFIN ISLAND

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POLAR BEAR AND TOUCANS

POLAR BEARS AND TOUCANS

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