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Cheap Nature/Cheap Labor

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On May 3, 2022
There’s a concept pushed in recent years by environmental scholars that what capitalism does is create “cheap nature,” or the push to commodify the natural world in a way that rips through resources at unsustainable rates by creating systems that make them both inexpensive and completely disposable. This also applies to labor systems. The geographer […]
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This is the grave of Orville Freeman. Born in 1918 in Minneapolis, Freeman grew up a Depression child. His father owned a clothing store but he went bankrupt due to the Depression. But Freeman went to the University of Minnesota, and graduated in 1940 after supporting himself through college working as a janitor. He was […]

Superweeds

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On August 22, 2021

The Green Revolution certainly has produced a vast amount of crops that has fed the world. Can’t really argue with that. But the use of massive petrochemicals is also not sustainable and has a h

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