Monthly Archives: February 2019

Apaches and Afghans, Geronimo and bin Laden: How the US military uses allies to fight their own people and then abandons them

In 1886, when Geronimo went “off the reservation” for the third time, the US military’s only hope of finding him was to use friendly Apache scouts. For most of the year, the US military, with 5,000 white soldiers and dozens … Continue reading

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Land acknowledgement: San Diego Bay, California

I recently found myself staying in San Diego. It was a work trip related to oil spill response– one of the things we gotta do in the modern industrialized world: prepare for oil spills. Keeping with my new year’s resolution, … Continue reading

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