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One of the many legacies of July 4 is the genocide against Native peoples that continues to the present. Many of the reservations don’t even have basic sanitation in 2021. When the clean water system failed at the Warm Springs Reservation in Oregon this week, thousands of residents relied on members of nearby communities to […]

Modern Sanitation

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On July 6, 2014

In the late 19th century, Americans were still trying to figure out why they died of horrible diseases all the time. At this time, the idea of contagion was just beginning to gain acceptance, which wo

The Toilet

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On April 10, 2012
One key step to improving sanitation and thus people’s lives in the developing world is spreading the sanitary toilet, arguably the greatest technological innovation in history. This Bloomberg piece is a bit too magic-bullet oriented for me, as so many articles on the developing world tend to be (if we only do X, all of […]
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