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Podcast: Dispelling Misconceptions About Alaskan Drilling, Mining, And Caribou

On this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, Federalist Western Correspondent Tristan Justice joins Culture Editor Emily Jashinsky to discuss his recent reporting trip to Alaska where natural resource conflicts have taken over the state’s politics. Justice visited oil drilling sites and a remote southwest Alaskan village that is effectively banned from harvesting their massive deposits of copper, gold, porphyry,…

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Weak Republicans Hedged On Banning COVID Passports, And Now They’re Back With A Vengeance

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention began to tighten loosening mask recommendations Tuesday — even for vaccinated people — largely based on rising COVID-19 among the unvaccinated. The governments of Australia, Israel, and Portugal are reinstituting lockdowns. In the United States, certain health officials are increasingly hinting at that possibility, while corporate media cheer them on. After months of…

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Alaska’s Republican Leaders Slam Biden For Suspending Arctic Drilling

Several Republican officials in Alaska, including Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy, called out President Joe Biden this week for his decision to freeze drilling in an oil preserve in the Arctic amid a Trump administration reversal. While the leases were issued in relation to the 2017 Tax Cuts and Job Act signed by President Donald Trump, Biden took action against oil…

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