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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.


  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.


  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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