Giles Slade

Freelance historian of culture and technology, based in Vancouver. Author of the book, Made to Break: Technology and Obsolescence in America

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Freelance historian of culture and technology, based in Vancouver. Author of the book, Made to Break: Technology and Obsolescence in America

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California’s Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger supported a statewide ban on plastic bags, but it was killed in the state legislature.

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