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Tar Sands or Oil Sands? Deconstructing Language

By Kim Goldberg The Alberta tar sands, and the colossus of bitumen extraction underway there, have been called the dirtiest project on earth. Yet tar sands opponents are often flayed for using ‘incorrect’ terminology (which demonstrates the complete indefensibility of … Continue reading

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Death of Earth

There are flood and drouth Over the eyes and in the mouth, Dead water and dead sand Contending for the upper hand. The parched eviscerate soil Gapes at the vanity of toil, Laughs without mirth.          This is the death … Continue reading

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