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California Could Look To Australia For Ideas On Wildfire Management

Sonali Kolhatkar BigNewsNetwork
wildfire The...pressing matter is why there are conditions for such extreme fires in the first place. Climate change is one of the culprits. Western colonization of the state resulted in the wiping out of Indigenous knowledge of fire management.

Tidbits - Nov. 7, 2019 - Reader Comments: Impeachment Cover-up; Trump Changing Judiciary; McConnell Countdown; Warren's Medicare for All Plan; California Fires; Army Recruitment Answer to Student Debt; Middle East - Trump Policy Collapse; and more

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Reader Comments: Impeachment and Cover-up; Trump Changing Judiciary; McConnell Countdown; Warren's Medicare for All Plan; California Fires; Army Recruitment Targets Student Debt; Middle East - Trump Policy Collapse; Resources; Announcements; and more

Tidbits - Oct. 31, 2019 - Reader Comments: Impeachment; GOP Stunt; Witches; Medicare for All; Chile; Trade Unions; #MeToo, NBC; Help Houston Firefighters; New Social Contract for Workers; Announcements: Washington, DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles...

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Reader Comments: Impeachment; GOP Stunt; Witches; Medicare for All; Chile; Trade Unions; #MeToo, NBC; Houston Firefighters Need Your Help; New Social Contract for Workers National Tour; Announcements: Washington, DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles..

The Trend Towards Drier Autumns Is Fueling California’s Deadly Wildfires

Sabrina Shankman InsideClimate News
Burnt car in California's deadliest wildfire. California’s two wildfires have left more than 66 people dead and 600 missing. Thousands of homes and 260,000 acres have burned. Climate Scientist Daniel Swain talks about the influences on California’s wildfires and what the future could bring.

Climate Change Meets Mass Incarceration: California's Incarcerated Firefighters

Ryan Harvey and Sammy Didonato Truthout
firefighter fighting blaze The intersection of climate change and mass incarceration is not unique to California, but as the state experiences its deadliest and most destructive year on record for wildfires -- including the second-largest in the its history -- the state's incarcerated firefighter Conservation Camp program has come firmly under the microscope.

California Fires - Time for Disaster Socialism

Nato Green San Francisco Examiner
The West Coast's historically unprecedented drought was followed by historically unprecedented fires. The South and the Caribbean are being ravaged by historically unprecedented hurricanes. It's either God's wrath for squandering a perfectly good planet, or our own squandering a perfectly good planet - and it's becoming uninhabitable. We need a People's Fire Recovery Plan, a "disaster socialism" to answer disaster capitalism.
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