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
The Reparations of History
What the modern world owes slavery.
How to Turn Neighborhoods Into Hubs of Resilience
Three places showing how to make the transition from domination and resource extraction to regeneration and interdependence.
The End of Growth
Richard Heinberg lays out what policy makers, communities, and families can do to build a new economy that operates within Earth’s budget of energy and resources.