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When the Greens Showed Up in Maine

In November 2013, J. Clifford wrote here about a Green Party that complained about ballot access but wasn’t running candidates. In November 2014, the Maine Green Independent Party ran 13 candidates for state legislature — an impressive feat for a party with very few members and

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Elm Tree Dreams Die Quietly

1930 — The parasitic fungus Ophiostoma appears in Cleveland, Ohio and begins attacking American elm trees. 1950s to 1980s — 40 million elm trees die across the United States. 1970s — Start of government-university-community cooperative efforts to identify and propagate resistant elm trees. 1999 —

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?

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