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  • Socialism and the West

    Socialism and the West

    Despite our reflexive fear of the word "socialism," the West was built on subsidized government efforts.

  • The mysticism of mud

    Ernest Atencio ponders an exceptionally muddy Mud Season in New Mexico, and notes how readily most Westerners forget that we live in an arid landscape.

  • A tale of shame and glory in the Southwest

    Hampton Sides’ new book, Blood and Thunder: An Epic of the American West, follows Kit Carson through the bloody history of the 19th century Southwest.

  • A natural and cultural history of the Rocky Mountains

    Gary Ferguson explores the history and culture of the backbone of the West in The Great Divide: The Rocky Mountains in the American Mind

  • Commemorate or celebrate?

    In this issue of High Country News, four essayists take a thoughtful look at the Lewis and Clark expedition and its impacts – past and present — on Indian America

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