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What Nevada Stole from Its Indigenous People
Senator Pat McCarran’s vision for the desert carried a tradition of dispossession into the mid-20th century.
Zócalo Public Square
April 3, 2023
They Overcame Hazards — and Doubters — to Make Botanical History
In Melissa Sevigny’s “Brave the Wild River,” we meet the two scientists who explored unknown terrain and broke barriers mapping the Botany of the Grand Canyon.
New York Times
May 23, 2023
Public Thinker: Destin Jenkins on Breaking Bonds
“What if we identified the politics of municipal debt as circumscribing political horizons and futures?”
December 13, 2021
Sports Gambling Could Be the Pandemic’s Biggest Winner
But it probably won’t be the savior some expect.
Jonathan D. Cohen
Made by History
February 5, 2021
The Land Was Ours
Trump, Biden, and public lands.
January 27, 2021
The Deadly Temptation of the Oregon Trail Shortcut
Dying of dysentery was just the beginning.
December 2, 2020
More UFOs Than Ever Before
What explains the apparently sudden spike in intergalactic traffic after WWII? If Cold War anxieties are to blame, why have sightings persisted?
The Paris Review
August 26, 2019
What if Mexico Still Included California, Nevada and Texas?
A photographer followed Mexico’s old northern border to meet families who've lived in the area, now in the U.S., for centuries.
New York Times
April 3, 2019
Why the Fight Over the Equal Rights Amendment Has Lasted Nearly a Century
Passage of the ERA seemed like a sure thing. So why did it fail to become law?
November 26, 2018
In Search of Arborglyphs
A look into Basque tree carvings in the Sierra Nevada mountains.
The Tahoe Weekly
June 13, 2018
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