Beware of Artists & Things You Want to be True

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Just came across a nice quote via Euan on Facebook. It was attributed to the McCarthy era. “Beware of artists. They mix with all classes of society and are therefore the most dangerous” Alongside taking exercise and eating healthily, one of the things I keep trying to do more of, not always successfully, is check the sources of things like … Read More

Community’s Kryptonite

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Peridot is a green jewel. Most of it comes from the San Carlos Native American Reservation. But the unemployment rate there is 76%. In Jewels, the author meets a local called Franklin: ‘Outside the reservation, you see news stories of people worrying about a recession,’ Franklin told me the day before … In the reservation we don’t worry about it. … Read More