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It has finished building this century’s public monuments, that is — and it goes out of the millennium gloriously
For all the talk of a “Pacific centuryf Americas natural partners lie across a different ocean
They say they re blocking my street for important business, but just what business clo they mean?
But there’s at least one person in America who couldn’t live in Santa Barbara
Some 100,000 dams regulate America’s rivers and creeks, often at the expense of ecosystems—and of taxpayers, who are subsidizing handouts to a large number of farmers, floodplain occupants, hydro-electricity users, and river-transportation interests
Roaring like some titanic flywheel, Carmina Burana has drowned out the rest of Carl Orff’s creations
Into the “vast acreage" with a storm-sea skier
“For me honor in the world is found among the oppressed, not those who hold power“—ALBERT CAMUS