Tuesday, January 25, 2022

America is not prepared to fight invisible threats

Opinion That is not an accusation towards any person or administration, but simply a fact rooted in a human weakness. The threat we can’t see...

People of Red Mountain Statement of Opposition to Lithium Nevada Corp’s...

Opinion We, Atsa koodakuh wyh Nuwu (the People of Red Mountain) and our native and non-native allies, oppose Lithium Nevada Corp.’s proposed Thacker Pass open...

The Thacker Pass Mine is Indeed Benign, Compared to Most Gold...

Opinion In a previous piece, I noted that the proposed Thacker Pass mine will be relatively benign in comparison to other large mines in Nevada,...

Virginia Range Wild Horses

Opinion A review of natural history shows that humankind has been poor stewards of the American landscape and wildlife.  Humans don’t like to assume the blame...

The Thacker Pass Lithium Mine is Important for Limiting Global Warming

Opinion The debate on whether to permit lithium mines in Nevada has wide implications for the local, state, national and international communities. Few educated persons...

Ideological myopia undermines community

Living alongside other people in a community always presents certain challenges.  Fortunately, we have developed numerous institutions to guide us when conflict inevitably surfaces...

First Person Accounts – Saying No to The Lithium Mine at...

Opinion Lithium Nevada, LLC, a subsidiary of Lithium Americas Corporation has proposed a significantly large lithium mining project less than a one-hour drive north of...

Thacker Pass Dispatches: “Blatant Harassment”—Thacker Pass Activists Fined $50K for Providing...

Opinion Back in January, my friend Will Falk and I founded the Protect Thacker Pass campaign to stop a proposed 17,933-acre open-pit mine in northern...

Storms Didn’t Bring The Winter Of Our Drought-Stricken Discontent

Opinion Of the January sun; and not to think Of any misery in the sound of the wind, In the sound of a few leaves - Wallace Stevens In...

Dispatches from Thacker Pass – The Wildflowers vs. The Bulldozers

Opinion Two hundred years ago, the place where I sit writing these words was the site of a massacre. According to Harley Jackson, an elder from...