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The Visitor

August 25, 2014


From The Write Place at the Right Time, Summer 2014 Although individual southeastern Wyoming farmers had milk cows and sold fresh milk to our neighbor Schafer’s dairy, and others raised a few steers to butcher for beef, the area wasn’t suited for cattle grazing. Some of the dry land farmers kept horses to plow their […]

Criminals All

August 22, 2014


Last May in Oaxaca, one of Mexico’s poorest states, members of the national teachers’ union began a strike for higher salaries, which led to an encampment in the city’s central square. The Mexican government initiated a repression of the teachers’ struggle, which then expanded into a large coalition of more than 900 groups and organizations […]

Meal Stop on the Way Through Baja

August 6, 2014


      The restaurant is a roadside palapa with three or four small metal tables set at angles away from the patio where the owner’s wife does the cooking. Seated one has a view of the highway, a two-lane asphalt strip stretching along the desert towards the grim, gray mountains one has just crossed. […]