This is the ninth post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared amongst Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week.

Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (May 1 – May 7, 2017):

Monday: “When Communism Inspired Americans” by Vivian Gornick, The New York Times

Tuesday: 23 Environmental Rules Rolled Back in Trump’s First 100 Days” by Nadja Popovich, The New York Times

Wednesday: You’re not going to believe what I’m about to tell you,” The Oatmeal

Thursday: A Lesson Trump and the E.P.A. Should Heed” by William D. Ruckelshaus, The New York Times

Friday: ‘Experimental Eskimos’ get one step closer to reconciliation” by Mark Blackburn, APTN National News

Saturday: How African-Americans Disappeared From the Kentucky Derby” by Katherine Mooney,

Sunday: Ryan pictured with man wearing ‘repeal and go f— yourself’ shirt” by Rebecca Savransky, The Hill

Top Words

1. rule

2. said



5. government

6. black

7. federal

8. industry

9. public

10. review

11. March

12. E.P.A.

13. Trump

Published by Jessica M. DeWitt

Dr. Jessica M. DeWitt is an environmental historian of Canada and the United States. She is passionate about the use of digital technologies to bridge the gap between the public and researchers. In addition to her community and professional work, she offers various editing and social media consultancy services.

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