Thursday, June 14, 2018

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from FEE (Foundation for Economic Education)
RIGHT-CENTER BIAS, HIGH, non-profit organization

The Myth of Deforestation
Yearly, net deforestation is fast approaching zero and according to current trends, within the next couple of decades, net afforestation will be the norm.

Locke Holds the Key to Understanding American Liberty
What exactly did Liberty and Equality mean for the men who declared their independence on July 4, 1776? And what did that understanding signify for the limits of lawful political power, as such?

Are Less Attractive People Victims of Inequality?
There’s no question that some people are lucky because they won the genetic lottery. If you’re naturally attractive, you have many more relationship options, whether you’re looking for one-night stands or marriage. And it’s not just sex and relationships. Being physically attractive makes life easier in all sorts of ways. That’s not fair. But does that unfairness justify intervention?


from The Oregonian (

Celilo Village through the years
(historical photos) For at least 9,000 years, Celilo Falls was a center of trade and Native American social and spiritual life. It was an iconic piece of Oregon's landscape until the federal government flooded it in the 1957 when The Dalles Dam was built. Because it was such a tourist destination and economic hub, its evolution through good and bad times is well documented.


from The Spokesman-Review
Newspaper in Spokane, Washington

In scattered memorials, Spokane remembers its nation’s wars – but what do the monuments mean?
Memorial Day is a time to remember the people who died while serving in the military. Monuments are just one way to remember the dead, yet what those memorials represent, and their reasons for being there, are sometimes more complicated than simple remembrance.


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