Barry Yeoman

Barry Yeoman

Barry Yeoman is a freelance journalist based in Durham, North Carolina, who specializes in putting a human face on complex social, political, and environmental issues. In recent years he has investigated the displacement of Muslim fishing families by a World Bank Group-financed coal plant in India; the U.S. government’s accommodation of Shell’s Arctic drilling plans; the manmade earthquakes plaguing the American Midwest; conflicts within the Gulf of Mexico snapper-fishing industry; and the social havoc wreaked by coastal land loss in Louisiana. Yeoman has reported extensively on the conservative takeover of North Carolina’s state government and the resulting Moral Monday protest movement. His web site is http://barryyeoman.com. Last updated July 2017

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