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The selling of Earth Day

‘Where have all the flowers gone’ has been replaced by ‘where are all the sales going on?’

By Christopher Muther
Globe Staff / April 22, 2010

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It was 40 years ago today at Logan Airport that demonstrators gathered with hastily assembled coffins to show how airplane exhaust was killing us. They tossed flowers and sang “Give Earth a Chance,’’ instead of “Give Peace a Chance.’’ In New York City, tony Fifth Avenue was closed to automobiles and turned into a pedestrian thoroughfare for the day. Volunteers, ... (Full article: 735 words)

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