Monthly Archives: August 2018

PINE LOGS

THE CONTRARIAN Before the CPR came, white pine was quite common south of Wabigoon and Eagle lakes, but rare north of them, this is the limit of its natural range. Red pine and especially Jack pine is the natural dominant … Continue reading

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THE WAITING PLACE

THE CONTRARIAN Every day they gather at the Waiting Place, a couple of dozen dapper, well-groomed uniformed men, playing cards or smoking or just shooting the breeze. When it is ‘Time’, they all go out and each gets into a … Continue reading

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SAVE THE BOREAL FOREST

THE CONTRARIAN From Willy Brant’s Diary Part 1 — planting trees — Rainy day last spring.  Stopped at Joe’s on my way home from town.  Found him busy transplanting tiny little cabbage plants into bigger pots; Joe has great big … Continue reading

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The Human Drive for Inequality

I thought you might find the following essay interesting, it is copied from the Casey Daily Dispatch, july 3/18. The Human Drive for Inequality,   By John Hunt, MD At the Foundation for Economic Education Conference (FEECON) in 2017, I met … Continue reading

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