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Dystopian Fiction’s Popularity Is a Warning Sign for the Future

Dystopian fiction is hot right now, with countless books and movies featuring decadent oligarchs, brutal police states, ecological collapse, and ordinary citizens biting and clawing just to survive. 1,063 more words

Climate Change

The Story of "Stuff" & Surviving the holidays without consumerism

This is the season when consumption skyrockets. The average American spends over $800 on seasonal gifts, even though a national survey (by Center for a new American Dream… 210 more words


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CALL FOR PAPERS - Philosophy of the City, Hong Kong, Portland, & Mexico City

Philosophy of the City 2015
A conference series
University of Hong Kong, Nov. 6-7,
Portland State University, Nov. 21-22
Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico City, Dec. 3-4… 306 more words

Environmental Ethics

Oceans: U.S. takes small step toward controlling unregulated commercial fishing

Presidential task force unveils proposal for seafood tracking program, more international cooperation

Staff Report

FRISCO — The Obama administration last week took a small step toward addressing illegal fishing and widespread seafood fraud. 347 more words


First day of winter, but floods in the forecast

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN 6) — It’s the first day of winter, but floods are in the forecast.

Rain will start to lighten up in the valley areas on Sunday, but moderate rain will continue over the mountains where another 2-3 inches of rain is still possible. 403 more words


Environment: Cows versus greater sage-grouse?

Study shows livestock grazing a key factor in greater sage-grouse decline

Staff Report

FRISCO — A new study by sage grouse scientists confirms that the height of grass cover in nesting habitat is a key factor in determining greater sage grouse nest success. 451 more words