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Melanie Jae Martin

Melanie Jae Martin
June 02
Melanie is a freelance environmental and travel writer who loves trekking in the rainforests of Indonesia, walking through the autumn woodlands of her Pennsylvania homeland, and exploring the desert of the southwest.

Editor’s Pick
NOVEMBER 23, 2011 4:42PM

Guerilla Theater Hits the Streets at Occupy Salt Lake

“The American Dream is dead,” chanted observers of a very unusual funeral on Wednesday, Nov. 16. Several people moved from the crowd to apprehend the corporate Fat Cat who’d murdered Democracy and the American Dream. Together they performed a citizen’s arrest, sparking the tri… Read full post »

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OCTOBER 14, 2011 1:52PM

OWS Salt Lake Style #1: A City Emerges


Protesters marching through SLC during the first week of protests. 

The site of the local farmers market seemed an unlikely place for protesting the wrongdoings of big business. “I don’t know if I can handle the irony,” I remember saying to a friend. Isn’t this the spot where local craftspeople and farmers who don&rs/… Read full post »