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WHO IS NED MUDD??? … by Jim Stiles

Almost 30 years ago, not long after I’d started The Zephyr, one of my favorite parts of the paper was the ‘Feedback” section. I always looked forward to the letters—and in those days they really were letters, on real paper,…

RETRO ZEPHYR…30…20…10 years ago.

Zephyr Cover October 1989

THIRTY YEARS AGO… These were our fourth and fifth issues of the then-monthly Zephyr and our first election issue. I interviewed both mayoral candidates for the November issue, Bill Meador and the incumbent, Tom Stocks. Even then, the issue of…

The Bulletin Board of Doom!

  FROM THE NYTIMES: Movements like Bill McKibben’s 350.org, for instance, might engage people, [Paul] Kingsnorth told me, but they have no chance of stopping climate change. “I just wish there was a way to be more honest about that,”…

The Bulletin Board of DOOM!

Solar power and other distributed renewable energy technologies could lay waste to U.S. power utilities and burn the utility business model, which has remained virtually unchanged for a century, to the ground. That is not wild-eyed hippie talk. It is the…