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Environmental degradation

The War of the World

On a single day in July of 1943, more than 500 Allied planes bombed Rome, killing 1,500 people. The city got off lightly compared with Naples, which was attacked 200…

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The Great Republican Land Heist

Cliven Bundy and the politicians who are plundering the West

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Most of the public lands in the West, and especially in the Southwest, are what you might call “cowburnt.” Almost anywhere and everywhere you go in the American West you…

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Broken Heartland

The looming collapse of agriculture on the Great Plains

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Like butterflies in the jungle

The quest for the new El Dorado

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