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Sara Moledor and Arianne Shahvisi

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Sweeping Waste Under the Oriental Rug

[Toxic Waste. Image by drp]

 "Just between you and me shouldn't the World Bank be encouraging more migration of the dirty industries to the Least Developed Countries? […] I think the economic logic behind dumping a load of toxic waste in the lowest wage country is impeccable and we should face up to that […] I’ve always thought that countries in Africa are vastly under polluted; their air quality is probably vastly inefficiently low compared to Los Angeles."  Lawrence ...

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Sara Moledor and Arianne Shahvisi

 

Sara Moledor is an environmentalist and writer. She directed Lebanon's first vermiculture initiative, which she hopes to expand to Palestine, and is interested in sustainability and environmental justice.

Arianne Shahvisi is an academic, writer, and activist. She is an assistant professor of philosophy at the American University of Beirut, where her research focuses on philosophy of science, feminism, and bioethics.