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North Shore Notes

Harry Drabik

Stories gone north

Many talented geologists and prospectors passed by the red gold looking for the yellow. Longyear and the Merritt Brothers were the wiser exceptions.

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John LaForge

Don’t Be Fooled: Nuclear Power Kills

You’ve heard the slogan: ‘Nobody died at Three Mile Island,’ or ‘Nobody died at Fukushima.’ The dearth of US news coverage about worker deaths and on-going contamination spewing from Fukushima

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Feature Stories

World of Wooly Behemoths

The same rogues who sold us the Red Plan promoted their hustle so well in Holland, Michigan, the Prince family’s matriarch thought JCI had been sent to her by God. 

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Feature Stories

Al Kammerer

Time Spent

I judged them the salt of the earth, my term for junkies and welfare subsistents. But they were proud to be homeless and not helping the rich get richer in any direct manner.

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The Gadfly

Ed Raymond

Climate and Sexuality

“The Earth, our home, is beginning to look more and more like an immense pile of filth. In many parts of the planet, the elderly lament that once beautiful landscapes are now covered with rubbish.

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Feature Stories

Leonard Peltier Day Duluth

In hindsight there was a justified civil war at the Pine Ridge, SD Indian Reservation for 3.5 years in the early 1970s with the Wounded Knee occupation/seige being the “known” battle.  If you think ferguson or Baltimore were bad, think Ferguson, MO

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The Lowdown

Jim Hightower

Memo to Obama: Corporate elites are not “America”

“Simply put,” Obama pleaded, “America has to write the rules of the 21st century economy in a way that benefits American workers.” Nice sentiment but “simply put” the claim that his TransPacific scheme would benefit American workers is a scam

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Natural Connections

Emily Stone

Clay-colored sparrow returns

Returns – re-catching a previously banded bird at least three months later – are rare in the banding world, but they provide a wealth of information. From these recaptured birds, scientists have learned about the incredible 24,000 mile round-trip mig

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