SOURCE: The Baffler
by Trevor Jackson
The pandemic supply chain disruptions have focused attention on shortages, but the problem of gluts—of food being destroyed when it can't be profitably sold–reflects a deeper problem with global capitalism.
SOURCE: Washington Post
The Coles Family Land in Virginia Holds Incredible Uranium Wealth. Do Descendants of People Enslaved There Deserve a Share?
The uranium at Coles Hill is potentially worth billions of dollars.
SOURCE: Just Security
by Gregory Brew and Morgan Bazilian
Can developed nations decarbonize without exacerbating the geopolitics of resource extraction as demands for critical minerals conflicts with local labor, environmental, and human rights protection?
by Michael Klare
Renewable energy may close the door on the era of oil war, but it's imperative that industrial nations not allow a new global conflict over access to the materials needed to build a renewable energy infrastructure.
SOURCE: The Guardian
While tribes and environmental groups celebrated the Forest Service announcement, they noted the threat of losing Oak Flat remains.
by Roland Ennos
Industrializing America's infrastructure was much more likely than Europe's to be made of wood. This accident of nature and geography helped drive rapid expansion, but today means much of the 19th century built environment of the United States has vanished.
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