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Methanol Refineries, Community Scientists, and Doughnuts

When the Chinese company Northwest Innovation Works (NWIW) showed up in 2014 to pitch their methanol refinery to the Port of Kalama, in Kalama, Washington, local resident Dianne Dick knew it was bad news: “We’re not fossil fuel people.” As she explains, the area was once host to the world’s largest sawmill. Lumber is...

Weaponizing Whiteness to Save the Planet

Western documentaries tend to rely upon the dual tropes of white saviorism and white sympathy to offer single approaches to complex interconnected cultural issues. This results in two-dimensional solutions to problems like climate change...

The Cracked Crystal Ball of COVID Models

More than a year after COVID-19 was first reported to the World Health Organization, the decade-defining pandemic has revealed deep structural flaws in the policy-making, scientific communication, and economic resilience of many nations...

The Graduate’s Inbox

The Graduate’s Inbox By Isobel Duxfield (words) & Oliver Marr (artwork) SftP Online March 8, 2021 Thank you for your application However, taking all into consideration, We regret to inform you that this time You’re not even past the...

A Recipe for Inequality

A Recipe for Inequality By Isobel Duxfield (words) & Oliver Marr (artwork) SftP Online February 26, 2021 Place your global capitalist system, patriarchy, and structural racism in a bowl. Beat together well. At this point do not forget...