Tag Archives: environmental protection

Tomgram: Arlie Hochschild, Trumping Environmentalism

I had come to visit Mike Schaff because he seemed to embody an increasingly visible paradox that had brought me to this heartland of the American right. What would happen, I wondered, if a man who saw “big government” as the main enemy of local community, who felt a visceral dislike of government regulations and celebrated the free market, was suddenly faced with the ruin of his community at the hands of a private company? What if, beyond any doubt, that loss could have been prevented by government regulation?

Idle No More and Defenders of the Land Call for Sovereignty Summer

Idle No More May 31st, 2013 via PopularResistance.org CALL TO ACTION A campaign of coordinated non-violent direct actions to promote Indigenous rights and environmental protection in alliance with non-Indigenous supporters. A declaration, jointly released with Defenders of the Land in March 2013, where a network of Indigenous communities, leaders, and activists involved in high-profile struggles […]

Nygaard Notes> This Week: Global Warming

Nygaard Notes Independent Periodic News and Analysis Number 507, May 10, 2012  On the Web at http://www.nygaardnotes.org/  This Week: Global Warming  1. “Quote” of the Week 2. Science, The Public, and the Media 3. Climate Change: The Scientific Consensus Greetings No room for an editor’s note this week.  See you in #508 Nygaard 1. “Quote” […]

One response to Responses to Kevin Zeese> Chris Hedges Examines the Strategy of Occupy Washington DC

One response to Responses to Kevin Zeese> Chris Hedges Examines the Strategy of Occupy Washington DC Kevin Zeese January 31, 2012 I agree that opposition to war and empire need to continue to be near the top of the agenda of the Occupy Movement. The Freedom Plaza occupation has been aggressive on that protesting at the Armed […]