Monthly Archives: September 2010

Celebrate Independents’ Independence

I’ve been thinking a lot about the idea of monoculture. In agriculture, monoculture allows farming a single crop over a vast area, with minimal labor. It’s great for profits, but if that uniform crop becomes diseased, the results can translate … Continue reading

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Homicide, Not Suicide

As part of its observance of Labor Day, the New York Times (Sept. 6, 2010) included an Op-Ed piece by John Grishom. In his essay, the lawyer-turned novelist recounted his many and varied jobs, at last coming to rest on … Continue reading

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