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Environmentalists: An Eyewitness Account from the Heart of America
Environmentalists tells the stories of Americans, including the author, most of them from the nation's rural interior. They are people trying to protect something that means a lot to them - perhaps a place, a livelihood, or a conception of justice. In the years to come, environmental issues will play an even bigger part on the national stage. It helps us to better ...more
Paperback, 360 pages
Published January 21st 2016 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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Oct 24, 2016 Mark Bailey rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: everyone who breathes air.
Round about 2007-2008 my son was graduating from Prescott College with a degree in environmental studies and was searching for his place in the workforce. Judging by the magazine covers on my coffee table at the time, I thought Nick might be catching a wave. Going "green" was all the rage. Then the Great Recession hit, the smartphone came out, and the culture wars erupted, knocking the nascent environmental movement off the front page and on to the back of the bus, perhaps under the bus. ...more