In this excerpt from "Splinterlands," written in the form of a fictitious journal from the year 2050, John Feffer offers his account of how the world unraveled.
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Jon Letman is a freelance journalist on Kauai. He writes about politics, people and the environment in the Asia-Pacific region. Follow him on Twitter: @jonletman.