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Conversation: Michael Preston, Winnemem Wintu

I first met Michael Preston, a war dancer, Indigenous rights activist, and son of Winnemem Wintu chief Caleen Sisk, in 2008. Back then he was a student at UC Berkeley, and was in the process of evolving into a fierce advocate for…
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by: Andrew Stelzer – September 11, 2015

In Conversation with Antonia Juhasz

Five years later, the Gulf of Mexico is struggling to recover from the BP disaster, and the oil companies appear to have learned very little, author says.

Antonia Juhasz was already on the oil beat well before the 2010 Deepwater Horizon blowout. Her 2006 book, The Bu$h Agenda: Invading the World, One Economy at a Time, shined a spotlight on corporate globalization, with a particular focus on the oil…
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by: Andrew Stelzer – April 23, 2015

Oregon’s Jackson County Votes Today on Whether to Ban Transgenic Crops

Measure 15-119 is the opening salvo of Oregonians' high-stakes campaign against Big Biotech

Update, 11:30 p.m: Jackson County voters approved the measure by an overwhelming 2 to 1 margin. A similar meaure was approved in neighboring Josephine county. Yellow signs dot the rural landscape of Oregon’s Jackson County, most of them urging local to vote…
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by: Andrew Stelzer – May 20, 2014

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