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  • Homeland Security gets to bypass environmental laws

    Homeland Security Chief Michael Chertoff is using the recently passed Real ID Act to bypass environmental, safety and labor laws in order to build a giant border fence south of San Diego

  • Hidden in plain sight: A review of The American Wall

    Hidden in plain sight: A review of The American Wall

    In the two massive volumes of The American Wall, French photographer Maurice Sherif works with anthropologists, activists and writers to explore the border fence that separates the U.S. from Mexico.

  • Security vs. sovereignty

    Security vs. sovereignty

    American Indians who use tribal I.D. cards face harassment when they try to cross the border between the U.S. and Canada.

  • Heard Around the West

    No smoking onstage in Colorado; a really rotten trick; wheat field in the Big Apple; it’s hard to charge a dead man with a crime; Brian Schweitzer and Montana just say no to Homeland Security.

  • Jaguar's road to recovery unmapped

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says a recovery plan for the big cat "would not advance conservation"

  • The Latest Bounce

    Who rewrote Park Service’s management policies?; judge permits building of U.S.-Mexico border fence; Superintendent David Hunsaker leaves Utah’s Escalante National Monument; judge says Forest Service blew his ruling out of proportion

  • No backup on the Northern border

    No backup on the Northern border

    Sheriff Donna Matoon and her 11 overworked deputies patrol Montana's Toole County and keep an eye on the Canadian border.

  • Cat Fight on the Border

    Plans to fence as much as possible of the U.S.-Mexico border could derail the return of rare jaguars to the Southwest.

  • The wall along our southern border is a joke

    The wall along our southern border is a joke

    Not only is the border fence a failure at its job; it’s also proving an environmental disaster.

  • Running the gantlet of Homeland Security

    Ross Putnam runs afoul of Homeland Security at the Albuquerque Airport.

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