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For-Profit Firefighting Was Terrible for America. Climate Change Is Bringing It Back.

The worst vision for our future is on full display in California as wildfires burn

Casey Williams
GEN
Published in
5 min readNov 15, 2018

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Photo by Hans Gutknecht (Orange County Register/Getty)

WWhile residents of Paradise, California fled down freeways choked with ash and hollowed-out cars, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West rested…

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Casey Williams
GEN
Writer for

Casey Williams is a freelance writer covering climate, environment, and labor politics. He has written for The New York Times, HuffPost, VICE and more.