To understand France’s political malaise, look to Raymond Depardon’s works. As the popular revolt paralyzed […]
As Mount St. Helens primed for its explosion, the government dithered. Logging companies which owned most of the land around the volcano vehemently opposed geologists’ plan to set a large danger zone around the mountain. Due to government inaction, and people’s nonchalance, the eruption was one of the most well documented natural disasters.