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Tap runs brown in Louisiana’s impoverished northeast

With infrastructure funds going unspent, residents have lack of drinking supplies and iron sediment flowing from pipes By Lauren Zanolli Source: Al Jazeera ST. JOSEPH, Louisiana – “I’m scared to take a bath,” said Ethel Strum, who lives in St. … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Sleep Dealer

“Sleep Dealer” (2008) is a dystopian parable directed and co-written by Alex Rivera. Luis Fernando Peña stars as Memo, a hacker who also works as a type of virtual migrant worker. It’s revealed through flashback how his situation was a … Continue reading

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