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Into the Unknown with Charles Bowden and Edward Abbey

Scott Carrier begins his foreword to the forthcoming reissue of Charles Bowden’s Some of the Dead Are Still Breathing with a caveat: Instead of a foreword I should start with a forewarning to those with a desire to feel safe—put this … Continue reading

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A Short History of Fence Cutting

Photos by Thomas Boyd, The Oregonian The invention of barbed wire in 1874 solved a pressing fencing problem and quickly posed its own problems. Barbed wire is an extremely efficient fencing material. It is also a dangerous fence, a lethal … Continue reading

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