Why Water Management Matters

Erik Wilson is a spray applicator out of Merced, California. He’s well known and respected for his work helping to create the ‘My Job Depends On Ag’ movement. He recently wrote an essay which explains California's water problem. He says that people back east may not understand why our farmers are so concerned about improving …

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What We Don’t Know About Geo-engineering Could Kill Us

I don’t think anyone doubts that the climate is always changing; change is the only constant not just in weather, but in life.  The cause of climate change may be disputed but the effect becomes more clear each passing year.  Scientists are looking for ways to reduce this change, to even out the long term …

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Molossia: Nation Building on a Tiny Scale

The west has a long tradition of enjoying the eccentricities of oddball characters - people like Joshua Norton, who declared himself Emperor of the United States in 1859 and was treated with honors by san Francisco citizens for the rest of his life.   There’s even a movement today to name the bay bridge for …

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