Thursday, July 23, 2015
The Value of Our Intelligence
"America's objective has always been to take what is ours. It has not changed, and it will not change; to take what does not belong to them...And, the reality of now is that the system is unfair, and it's not gonna be fair. This system is designed to exploit and oppress. That's the way this civilization is built...We're emotionally traumatized and reactive. We need to get past the emotional trauma stuff, and really understand the value of our intelligence."
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
So Long Salmon
Once producing 16 million salmon annually, the Columbia River, and its tributary the Snake River, now face the devastating impact of global warming. As the glaciers of the Cascade Range disappear, the salmon face a similar fate.
Monday, July 06, 2015
Truthout interviews Guy McPherson, professor emeritus of evolutionary biology at University of Arizona, about climate change and human extinction.
Friday, June 05, 2015
A Sacred Trust
Coast Salish Nation, a kinship-based society of Washington tribes and British Columbia First Nations on the Salish Sea, announced on June 3, 2015 that they will seek a seat at the United Nations to protect their treaty and aboriginal rights–which includes stopping fossil fuel export through their territories.
Saturday, May 02, 2015
BBC reports on the not-so-smart technology behind wind turbines, electric cars, smartphones and flatscreen TVs. While Westerners react with glee at new electronic toys developed for their amusement, residents of Inner Mongolia live daily with the toxic waste from producing them.
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Just Say No to 350
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
In Secrecy, Intransigence and War -- last of a three-part series on Hillary Clinton -- CounterPunch examines the former First Lady's "propensity for overkill." As authors Alexander Cockburn and Jeffrey St. Clair observe, "repression has always been one of Mrs. Clinton's most prominent characteristics." As a war hawk, Senator Clinton showed no mercy, supporting President Bush and Vice President Cheney without reservation.