Monday, October 25, 2021

Opinion

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Delusions

Opinion Psychiatrists know about delusions. Delusions (and hallucinations) are the hallmarks of schizophrenia and often what...

A Crash Course on the Economics of Climate

Opinion            By now, almost everybody (looking at you, Heartland Institute) knows that climate change is an...

First Person Accounts – Saying No to The Lithium Mine at Thacker Pass

Opinion Lithium Nevada, LLC, a subsidiary of Lithium Americas Corporation has proposed a significantly large lithium...

Trickle down Extremism: Part 3

Opinion We have lost the struggle with Covid-19 in Lyon County, where I live in northern...

Utah Pushes Forward on New Pipeline Near Great Basin National Park

Opinion During a summer of continued drought, a thirsty Utah town and the federal government are...

Great Basin Water Network Showcase of a Drought Year Water Tour Via Photos, Maps and Graphs

Opinion With Hoover Dam and Southern Nevada in the backdrop, the water-related headlines this summer are...

Congressman Amodei Confused About Carbon Fee and Dividend

Opinion In August, I called Congressman Amodei’s Washington, DC, office to encourage him to support a...

No, We Don’t Have to Mine Our Way to Clean Energy

Opinion Any regular reader of the Ally will be familiar with the ongoing drama at Thacker...

It’s Time to Stop Searching for What’s Not There

Opinion The Biden administration set out to right this wrong, but so far, it is falling...

George Orwell Still Lives in Unexpected Places

Opinion In 1992, Nevada was suffering a multi-year drought. Governor Miller declared a drought disaster for...

Thacker Pass Dispatches: “Blatant Harassment”—Thacker Pass Activists Fined $50K for Providing Bathrooms to Native Elders

Opinion Back in January, my friend Will Falk and I founded the Protect Thacker Pass campaign...

Alterra’s Tahoe Development: Planning a Disaster

It’s a scary question everyone in the Tahoe Sierra is asking. As the fires rage,...