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Review: Green Is the New Red: An Insider's Account of a Social Movement Under Siege

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Green Is the New Red: An Insider's Account of a Social Movement Under Siege by Will Potter

My rating: 1 of 5 stars



Honestly, I just couldn't bring myself to finish it. It seems like it's arguing against itself! "No deaths have been caused by so-called ecoterrorists"... "self proclaimed ecoterrorists sell high profile woman's worn underwear on eBay and promise her every bidder gets her home address"... I wanted to be on the side of the misunderstood environmental freedom fighter, but the book honestly makes me more apprehensive about signing up or joining any rallies or walks or talks. Seriously. I'm supposed to be all outraged because someone was arrested and threatened over leafletting, but then someone is lighting buildings on fire and planting bombs... Seriously?

Yikes guys. Yikes.

And it just gets repetitive and boring after a while. It's still on my Kindle (like I said, I was gung-ho to like it) so maybe I'll flip through i…

20140807 Casa Malpais - Springerville, AZ

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The Casa Malpais is a Pueblo People's site built around 1250 A.D. and was inhabited until about 1440 A.D. (1). The site was designated a National Historic Landmark Site on July 19, 1964. I had an opportunity to visit in 2014, on a very short trip to Arizona.