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A Spotlight on the 9/11 Backlash

15. September 2011

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A Spotlight on the 9/11 Backlash

Ten years after the attacks, a sociologist sizes up the social impacts of post-9/11 anti-Muslim prejudice in the US. An interview with Lori Peek for Miller-McCune.

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Rare-Earth Reality Check

1. September 2011

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Rare-Earth Reality Check

A run on rare earth metals, used to make solar panels, military hardware and cell phones, is driving a frenzy for mining claims in the West. My April 2011 story in High Country News looks at the rush and the reality behind a rare-earth boom in the U.S.

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