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ONTD_Political's PotD: July 18, 2010.


Amish Environment | Amish farmers face growing scrutiny for agricultural practices, chiefly involving manure runoff, that the federal government sees as environmentally destructive.

Indians Arise | In Latin America, and especially the Andes, a political awakening is emboldening Indians.



An Amish farmer plows a field in Lancaster, Penn., on May 19, 2010. Amish farmers face growing scrutiny for agricultural practices, chiefly involving manure runoff,  that the federal government sees as environmentally destructive.

(Todd Heisler/The New York Times)



An Amish youth on a farm in Lancaster, Penn., on May 19, 2010. Amish farmers face growing scrutiny for agricultural practices, chiefly involving manure runoff,  that the federal government sees as environmentally destructive.

(Todd Heisler/The New York Times)



An Amish buggy in Lancaster, Penn., on May 19, 2010. Amish farmers face growing scrutiny for agricultural practices, chiefly involving manure runoff,  that the federal government sees as environmentally destructive.

(Todd Heisler/The New York Times)



An Amish farm in Lancaster, Penn., on May 19, 2010. Amish farmers face growing scrutiny for agricultural practices, chiefly involving manure runoff,  that the federal government sees as environmentally destructive.

(Todd Heisler/The New York Times)



An Amish hat hangs in the doorway of a farm in Lancaster, Penn., on May 19, 2010. Amish farmers face growing scrutiny for agricultural practices, chiefly involving manure runoff,  that the federal government sees as environmentally destructive.

(Todd Heisler/The New York Times)



An Amish buggy in Lancaster, Penn., on May 19, 2010. Amish farmers face growing scrutiny for agricultural practices, chiefly involving manure runoff,  that the federal government sees as environmentally destructive.

(Todd Heisler/The New York Times)



An Amish scooter on the edge of a farm in Lancaster, Penn., on May 19, 2010. Amish farmers face growing scrutiny for agricultural practices, chiefly involving manure runoff,  that the federal government sees as environmentally destructive.

(Todd Heisler/The New York Times)



Amish children ride in the back of a buggy in Lancaster, Penn., on May 19, 2010. Amish farmers face growing scrutiny for agricultural practices, chiefly involving manure runoff,  that the federal government sees as environmentally destructive.

(Todd Heisler/The New York Times)



Matthew Stoltzfus in his barn in Lancaster, Penn., on May 19, 2010. Amish farmers face growing scrutiny for agricultural practices, chiefly involving manure runoff,  that the federal government sees as environmentally destructive.

(Todd Heisler/The New York Times)



Matthew Stoltzfus on his farm in Lancaster, Penn., on May 19, 2010. Amish farmers face growing scrutiny for agricultural practices, chiefly involving manure runoff,  that the federal government sees as environmentally destructive.

(Todd Heisler/The New York Times)



Cows on the Matthew Stoltzfus' farm, in Lancaster, Penn., on May 19, 2010. Amish farmers face growing scrutiny for agricultural practices, chiefly involving manure runoff,  that the federal government sees as environmentally destructive.

(Todd Heisler/The New York Times)



Matthew Stoltzfus, center, works on his farm in Lancaster, Penn., on May 19, 2010. Amish farmers face growing scrutiny for agricultural practices, chiefly involving manure runoff,  that the federal government sees as environmentally destructive.

(Todd Heisler/The New York Times)



Matthew Stoltzfus, right, on his farm in Lancaster, Penn., on May 19, 2010. Amish farmers face growing scrutiny for agricultural practices, chiefly involving manure runoff,  that the federal government sees as environmentally destructive.

(Todd Heisler/The New York Times)




An Aymara woman and her daughter walk near the village of Jesus de Machaca, Bolivia. Bolivia's voters approved a new constitution creating a "plurinational state." It grants the Andean country's 36 native peoples the right to self-determination, including collective title to their lands. All over Latin America, and especially in the Andes, a political awakening is emboldening Indians who have lived mostly as second-class citizens since the Spanish conquest.

(AP Photo/Dado Galdieri)



Aymara authorities attend a town meeting in Jesus de Machaca, Bolivia. Bolivia's voters approved a new constitution creating a "plurinational state."

(AP Photo/Juan Karita)



An Aymara woman takes a look at the new Mayor's office building, built using increased revenues received by the first autonomous territory of Bolivia in Jesus de Machaca.

(AP Photo/Dado Galdieri)



A man carries a cooking gas canister near the village of Jesus de Machaca, Bolivia.

(AP Photo/Dado Galdieri)



Workers load sand onto a truck to be used in construction projects near the village of Jesus de Machaca, Bolivia.

(AP Photo/Dado Galdieri)



Aymara authorities from the first autonomous territory of Bolivia raise an indigenous flag in Jesus de Machaca, Bolivia. Bolivia's voters approved a new constitution creating a "plurinational state." It grants the Andean country's 36 native peoples the right to self-determination, including collective title to their lands.

(AP Photo/Dado Galdieri)



Aymara people attend a farming workshop in the first autonomous territory of Bolivia in Jesus de Machaca.

(AP Photo/Dado Galdieri)



Two women get off a tractor in the Aymara autonomous territory of Jesus de Machaca, Bolivia.

(AP Photo/Dado Galdieri)



An Aymara woman uses a cell phone near the village of Jesus de Machaca, Bolivia.Bolivia's voters approved a new constitution creating a "plurinational state." It grants the Andean country's 36 native peoples the right to self-determination, including collective title to their lands. All over Latin America, and especially in the Andes, a political awakening is emboldening Indians who have lived mostly as second-class citizens since the Spanish conquest.

(AP Photo/Dado Galdieri)




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