Less than a week ago it was reported that several gold miners in Brazil are now under investigation by federal prosecutors for the massacre of 10 people from an uncontacted indigenous community deep in the Amazon rainforest. The men reportedly bragged about having murdered them and cut up their bodies before disposing them in a […]

Globalization Links Commodity Imports With Pollution Exports [Originally published on redcascadia.wordpress.com] Toy imports by country; reflective of disposable income. Size depicts quantity of imports. Source: worldmapper.org Over the past several decades the United States has generally enjoyed increasingly clean water and air, a reduction in species extinction rates, and increased forest cover due to reduced […]