In his new book, Disaster Citizenship: Survivors, Solidarity, and Power in the Progressive Era, Jacob Remes argues that solutions start with the locals.
Upon leaving her cabin in the woods, Alexis Coe realizes that not finding the answer to what you're looking for is sometimes just as good as finding it.
After a car rolls off the road and into the river near Alexis Coe's cabin, the neighbors mobilize to save the driver and clean up the mess. The scene is reminiscent of another tragedy in the redwoods, which dates all the way back to 1947. Turns out that when a tree falls in the forest, it makes a long-lasting community.
Alexis Coe walks to the edge of Bohemian Grove, the exclusive forest hideout of America's corporate and political ruling class.
After being offered a BB gun for protection, Alexis Coe explores what gun culture means out in the wild.
As she stacks piles of wood, Alexis Coe ponders the depersonalization of the working class.