New on Utne Reader: August 2019 #1
By The Editors
The Intersection of Bicycling and Social Justice, from Bicycle/Race:Transportation, Culture, & Resistance by Adonia Lugo PhD
Salmon or Swimming Lakes: The Politics of Dam Removal, from Same River Twice by Peter Brewitt
Burning Man is Pointless, from The Scene that Became Cities: What Burning Man Can Teach Us About Building Better Communities by Caveat Magister
The Ballad of Laura Nelson by Yolanda Wisher, Poet Laureate of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from Undocumented: Great Lakes Poets Laureate on Social Justice, edited by Ron Riekki and Andrea Scarpino
Reconsidering the Dearth of American Wool, from Raw Material: Working Wool in the West by Stephany Wilkes
Militia Tensions Still Linger After Malheur Takeover, from Sagebrush Collaboration: How Harney County Defeated the Takeover of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge by Peter Walker
Bitcoin Could Be A Force for Social Good
Bitcoin helps facilitate new means for people around the world to conduct their businesses, to store their wealth and to potentially grow it too.
Stop Trying to Understand Neutrois
Julia Eff talks about the daily struggles of life as someone without a gender.
Uganda’s Homegrown AI
When it comes to machine learning and artificial intelligence, one size does not fit all.