All posts tagged "the new west"

  • THE NEW WEST: What is Patriotism?

    Sifting through American hypocrisy ahead of Independence Day. “Politics, as a practice, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.” – Henry Brooks Adams (1838-1918), a historian descended from family line of two U.S....

    • Posted June 28, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Wright at 150

    A local place-based builder reflects. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Who in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem is advancing extraordinary architecture? What does their work, and the people dwelling inside of it, say about human values? These are questions...

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Endangered Courage

    Republicans of the West are on a perilous path riding for the Trump brand. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Pretending they were cowboys, Vice President Mike Pence, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, and U.S. Sen. Steve Daines of Montana...

    • Posted May 17, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Life Aquatic

    Charlie Craighead’s new film offers important lessons about water in the West. JACKSON HOLE, WY – For several years, Charlie Craighead has been piecing together the complicated story of water in Wyoming. As a society, he says,...

    • Posted May 9, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Earth to Trump

    The past paints a grim picture of what happens in the absence of environmental regulations. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Earth Day is Saturday—the 47th time it’s been commemorated since the first one was held in 1970. In...

    • Posted April 18, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Gadget Break-Up

    Do we have the will to disconnect? JACKSON HOLE, WY – Those ingenious marvels of technology we carry in our hands—the deceivingly addictive screens of Huxleyan soma that literally, according to scientists, are rewiring our brains and...

    • Posted April 11, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Protecting Place

    Yellowstone’s Dan Wenk warns the ecosystem will only be saved by hard choices and vision. JACKSON HOLE, WY – More than four decades ago, Dan Wenk was a college student in Michigan intent upon becoming a professional...

    • Posted April 4, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Alternative Animal Facts

    What happens when ‘wildlife photography’ masquerades as something it’s not? JACKSON HOLE, WY – With each passing day, it seems, we learn more about the insidious impact of “fake news”—how politicians, companies, governments and operatives with hidden...

    • Posted March 28, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: The Real Prey

    An Idaho boy almost becomes a casualty of the Western war waged on predators. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Most readers here have probably never heard of the notorious “M-44.” It’s not a gun, but rather a different...

    • Posted March 21, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Path to the Past

    Photographer Bradly Boner’s book is a visual marvel that stirs important discussion. JACKSON HOLE, WY – I had been waiting months for Bradly Boner’s book to arrive, after making a contribution to his successful request for funding...

    • Posted March 15, 2017
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