We can change our thinking. Rather than viewing the chemical adulteration of our environment and our bodies as the inevitable price of convenience and progress, we can decide that cancer is inconvenient and toxic pollution archaic and primitive.
Living Downstream, 2nd ed.
In the Media
Detroit Free Press04/11/11 by Cassandra Spratling
Biologist-mother says protecting kids from environmental toxins is a parent's duty
It wouldn't be a stretch to call Sandra Steingraber a warrior mom. She's fighting for the future of her two children, and she is challenging other parents to join the battle: "Just as at some point we had to decide that slavery was a homicidal abomination that had to stop, we need to divorce our economy from its dependence on fossil fuels. I'm calling on parents to become abolitionists for this new age."