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e-THOUGHT
VOLUME 12, NUMBER 3 (JULY - DECEMBER, 2011)

In this issue:

MORE ON THE LYNAS "RARE EARTH" PLANT IN KUANTAN, MALAYSIA:
A MAJOR THREAT TO THE HEALTH OF THE PUBLIC



"There are already enough of us. But without action, nothing is going to happen" Cesar Chavez (Mexican-American activist)

“Passively to accept an unjust system is to cooperate with that system, and thereby to become a participant in its evil.” Martin Luther King Junior

Articles

Why We Must Stop Lynas
Slides by Associate Professor Dr Phua Kai Lit (Kuantan boy)

Elsewhere ....

Layperson's Guide to the Threat Posed by Lynas
Excellent Chart by Dr Lee Chee Hong (another Kuantan boy)

Toxic Profits?
Al-Jazeera Reports on the Lynas Plant

Australian Stop Lynas Campaign
Support from our Australian friends

Corporate "Public Relations" Effort (Propaganda) to Downplay Global Warming
Moral of the Story:
Don't Believe the Lynas Propaganda That Uses Similar Tricks to Persuade the Public That Their Kuantan Plant is "Safe"

Eco-friendly Businesses?
Greenwashing

Victimised
Indigenous Peoples and Corporate Polluters in North America

Be Empowered by the Public Health Supercourse
Free Lectures on Environmental Health etc Presented by Public Health Professors

Guest Article

Cultural Notion of Depression in Nepal
Article by Dr Usha Kiran

Chuckles

Welcome to Nepotismville
Sound Familiar?