Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Anti-Pollution Riots In China

The Cost of Capitalism...

"Up to 10,000 Chinese villagers have clashed with police in eastern China in the latest incident in a wave of social unrest caused by fears over industrial pollution.

The riot in the eastern coastal province of Fujian comes a week after two high-profile cases of lead poisoning involving more than 2,100 children raised public concerns over the environmental cost of China's headlong rush for economic growth.

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