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This is the grave of William Temple Hornaday. Born in 1854 in Avon, Indiana, Hornaday’s family moved to Iowa when he was young and while there, he basically watched the destruction of the passenger pigeon in real time. He graduated from Iowa State University (then Iowa State College) in Ames. Interested in biology, he managed […]
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Workers and Environmentalists

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On August 21, 2018
History is a book discipline, not a journal one. So it’s rare that a big new journal begins. For the first time in a good 15 years, that has happened, with Modern American History, the first journal dedicated to 20th century U.S. history specifically. If that surprises you, well, go back to my first point. […]
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Above: Scott Pruitt’s Dreams For better or for worse, perhaps the most important strategy for environmental organizations in the last 30 years has been to sue the government to force it to actually enforce its own laws and regulations. I say perhaps for worse because this strategy has helped create an environmental movement largely disconnected […]
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My New Republic essay on how environmentalism needed to get in touch with working-class concerns came out on the day that protestors forced the Obama administration to reroute the pipeline away from the Standing Rock reservation. That was a total coincidence. But the aftermath of this is a good window into a number of related […]
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