Chronicles Magazine Election

The Greening of the Gold Rush

It began innocently enough, like any other workshop—a large university auditorium; speakers from the United Nations, foreign business consortia, and local government; and an obscure member of the Thai royal family ringing an auspicious gong.

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    Think Again

    Barack Obama will have chosen his running mate by the time this review reaches readers. At the time of writing there has been some speculation that James Webb, the maverick new Democratic senator from Virginia, might be Obama’s choice.

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