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by 100k
There's a good treatment of the politics of Louisiana's environmental catastrophe in "Strangers in Their Own Land":

The author talks to a lot of people in the state about the conflict between loving the outdoors (outdoor sports/hunting/recreation are big) and supporting companies that dump chemicals in the bayous, because of jobs. There's a lot of fatalism.

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by kristopolous
If you'd like to know more about how it's different, Robert Reich talked about it recently at the Commonwealth Club and UC Berkeley Sociologist Arlie Hochshchild spent 5 years researching it (, here's a Mother Jones article about it
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