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JIM CROW IN THE FIELDS

Loans denied, humiliating terms, racist insults, farms foreclosed. Heather Gray reports on the struggle for justice by the South’s black farmers; ZONES OF EXTRACTION: Irish historian Iain Boal travels to Cornwall, recounting the social and environmental legacy of mining that extends from Penzance to California; CAMERON’S ASSAULT ON THE POOR: Joseph Richardson exposes the brutal nature of welfare reform in Britain; MY DAD THE ARCHDRUID: Kenneth Brower pays tribute to the legacy of his father, David Brower, America’s greatest conservationist.