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Before the tragedy at Jonestown, the people of Peoples Temple had a dream
Arts

Before the tragedy at Jonestown, the people of Peoples Temple had a dream

Written by: Rebecca Moore, Emerita Professor of Religious Studies, San Diego State University In the 1960s, the Temple established nine residential care facilities for the elderly and six homes for foster children in the Redwood Valley. Peoples Temple / Jonestown...

How to clean up our universal plastic tragedy
Environment

How to clean up our universal plastic tragedy

Written by: Tony Robert Walker, Assistant Professor, Dalhousie University Plastic debris strewn across a beach. (USFWS)Twenty five years ago, I spent a summer removing plastic packing bands and plastic nets from 135 entangled Antarctic fur seals on Bird Island, South...

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