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Valsetz

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On August 17, 2012

For this week’s Forestry Friday, I want to talk about the town of Valsetz, Oregon. Valsetz was a tiny company town in the Oregon coast range founded in 1919. It was owned by the Boise Cascade co

The Purple Prose of the I.W.W.

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On August 8, 2012
I’ve read a lot of writing by members of the Industrial Workers of the World. Propaganda, songs, pamphlets, newspapers, posters, etc. The I.W.W. may have been completely ineffective at actual unionism, but it sure could articulate the disgust many working-class people had toward capitalism in the early 20th century. Still, I’ve never quite seen an […]

OR-1

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On February 1, 2012
My major goal in election-related blogging is to provide some coverage of state-level politics, which I pay a good deal of attention to. This is particularly true in states that I have lived (OR, NM, TX, TN, OH, RI) and states that I have spent a lot of time (most of the American West outside […]
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