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  1. How anarchist organizers in rural Puerto Rico rebooted their power...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | Boing Boing

    After being hammered by hurricane Maria, the residents of the rural Puerto Rican mountain town of Mariana got tired of waiting for the bumbling, privatized, cash-starved power authority to reconnect them to the grid, so the anarchist organizer Christine Nieves founded Proyecto de Apoyo Mutuo, one of a dozen-odd cooperatives across the island to create their own solar grid; by the time the The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority finally put in appearance, Mariana had had power for two whole months. After Maria, Puerto Rico suffered the second-longest blackout in world history, ignored by both the federal government and the gutted, heavily privatized local government.

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  2. 11 dead after Missouri duck boat sinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | Boing Boing

    Rader said an off-duty sheriff's deputy was working security at the scene and helped rescue survivors. Recovery efforts continued after dark, with some passengers still unaccounted for.

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  3. Drone footage of huge fissure opening behind imminent landslideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | Boing Boing

    The Yakima Herald posted this video, shot by Steven Mack, of a growing fissue on Rattlesnake Ridge near Yakima, Wa. I-82, seen in the footage, is only threatened in "less likely scenarios." 1 comment

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