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Alaska Brief–July

Complicity takes many shapes. It can show up as apathy, distraction, and ignorance. It can wear the disguise of “business as usual.”…

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Failure is the new complicity

We submitted over 400 pages in comments on the Army Corps’ draft environmental impact statement for the proposed Pebble mine showing that…

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The NPRA leasing process is broken

The National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska —also known as the Western Arctic—provides rich wildlife habitat that nourishes the animals and people who rely on…

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Alaska Brief–June 2019

It’s hard to speak up when you don’t feel heard, and harder still when you feel threatened. Dominant power structures have used…

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A melting, eroding Alaska needs climate action

Tracy Lohman came to Alaska 29 years ago. She celebrates June 21, the summer solstice, as her first day in her new…

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Alaska Brief–May 2019

The Arctic got hot early this year. Klawock hit 70 degrees Fahrenheit in March, the earliest 70-degree day ever recorded in Alaska.…

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Alaska Brief–April 2019

Happily, the sun has returned, with wild flowers, devil’s club, mosquitoes, bears, and salmon right behind it.  It seems like spring prompts…

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Last chance to say No Pebble mine!

The last public hearing on the draft environmental impact statement for the proposed Pebble mine takes place today, April 16, in Anchorage,…

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Spring onto our team

You may have spoken out against the proposed Pebble mine before, and we are grateful you did. All of us need to…

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Why thank the mundane for democracy?

Most administrative documents don’t make it into the limelight, but Freedom of Information Act requests have recently sparked politically charged commentary and media attention.

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