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Source:  The Guardian

“Company Town” opened in New York City on Friday night for a short run at Cinema Village.

The film tells the story of Crossett, Arkansas, a small town dominated by a huge Georgia-Pacific paper mill owned by the Koch brothers, Charles and David, hugely influential Republican donors with a deeply contentious – activists would say appalling – record on the environment.

People who live in Crossett blame the mill for heedless dumping of cancer-causing chemicals they say are polluting their drinking water and shortening their already straitened lives.

Read the story at The Guardian.

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