This Day in Jewish History 1917: A Biologist Who Decided That Capitalism Is Environmentally Disastrous Is Born

Barry Commoner was an early ecologist who noticed that everything was connected with everything else, and thus wound up on the cover of Time Magazine.

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May 28, 1917, is the birthdate of the biologist and ground-breaking environmental activist Barry Commoner. Following his principle that scientists had a responsibility to influence public policy, he went so...