August 15, 2007

The "Blame China" Game

Gosh, those awful Chinese are poisoning us with their products! Really? My rule of thumb when the same story gets repeated on every media channel for more than a hour is that there is another story behind it, and that other story is usually more useful, or truthful, that what is being reported.

Check out this story from AlterNet which will provide quite a different slant on what is wrong with our reliance on importing EVERYTHING.

The Toxic Chemistry of Everyday Products
By Vanja Petrovic, AlterNet. Posted August 15, 2007.

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