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What if . . .?

What if a country had a great public health system? What if that country had a veritable army of public health nurses? …


→Alma Gottlieb

Swan Lessons

This past month, the swans have taken up residence in our local cove, for the first time in the six summers we’ve …


→Alma Gottlieb

Weed or Not Weed?

Weeding is an exercise in anthropology. How do we know what’s a weed? The great French anthropologist, Claude Lévi-Strauss, organized his 80-year …


→Alma Gottlieb