The Citizen reports to readers on donations, how we spend what readers contribute, how much we have, and how long it will last, a forward-looking perspective.
This article is a little meditation beginning with my accumulation of plain stuff and leading to thoughts on ownership, economics, property rights, equality and inequality, and the revolutionary ideas that created this country.
In the State Engineer's Hearing on the transfer of water rights for use in operating Copper Flat Mine, lawyers representing local protestors filed their written arguments against the transfer.
We conclude the sermon for the new year by considering our holy text, Deuteronomy 32:35, in the context of the Quran, and therein discover a surprising reference to the Hamas attack of October 7th.
This is the second part of the sermon on how the sacred texts of the Abrahamic religions deal with vengeance, punishment, and retribution.
An outsider looks at revenge, punishment, and retaliation in the three holy texts of the Abrahamic religions – Judaism, Christianity, and Islam – in order to understand what is happening in Gaza today. Shaped as a Christian sermon and so addressed to the faithful, the study comes in three parts.
Voting has started in the local elections, and for some reason, sex seems to be on some people's minds when they think of schools. But when you decide who to vote for in the School Board election, there is good reason why you should not be thinking about sex.
The Sierra County Public-Interest Journalism Project opens a fund-raising drive to support the Citizen.
In the 2015 litigation brought by PAWA members against New Mexico Copper Corporation's claims to ownership of over 7,000 afy, the Adjudication Court has granted the mine 184.2 AFY rights in wells it originally declared abandoned.
The administrative hearing on New Mexico Copper Corporation's application to transfer water rights from near El Paso to their production wells in Caballo, near Hwy. 152, to use at Copper Flat Mine concludes with a strong showing by state agencies opposing the transfer.
I give a biased but, I hope, interesting report of what happened this past week in the OSE hearing on opposition to the transfer of water rights for use at Copper Flat Mine. PAWA and the Ladder Ranch presented their cases.
The State Engineer’s Hearing of the protests against the mine’s application to move leased water rights to their wells for use at Copper Flat Mine has now finished its first week. It has yielded some surprises as well as some really excellent research.