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Techno advances and capitalists’ profits – what’s not to like?

Techno advances and capitalists’ profits – what’s not to like?

Spaced out along 10 miles of mountain ridge about 100 miles north of my home are a line of humongous propellers mounted on poles. There are about 60 of the propellers, twirling, almost constantly, above Mahanoy City – a town in the center of Pennsylvania’s once-thriving anthracite coal industry. The slowly spinning blades drive turbines said to generate enough electricity to power more than 60,000 homes. Phase II of the project – addition of 51 turbines to the original 13…

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