The Secret War of Anti-Fracking Activists

Dedicated activists in upstate New York are fighting back against big energy companies with what else? Zoning ordinances and petitions. And it's working.

There's a war going on that you know nothing about between a coalition of great powers and a small insurgent movement. It's a secret war being waged in the shadows while you go about your everyday life. In the end, this conflict may matter more than those in Iraq and Afghanistan ever did. And yet it's taking place far from newspaper front pages and with hardly a notice on the nightly news. Nor is it being fought in Yemen or Pakistan or Somalia, but in ... Full Story »

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