Tag Archives: The Environment

Reclaiming the Commons> Taking Human Lessons in the Era of H.R. 347, Corporatism and Perpetual War

Reclaiming the Commons> Taking Human Lessons in the Era of H.R. 347, Corporatism and Perpetual War Thursday 15 March 2012  Phil Rockstroh   Nation of  Change “While Republicans desire to set clocks back to the Bronze Age — Democrats now run on Republican Standard Time, as collectively, the nation’s citizenry continues to roll over and […]

Gus Speth> America the Possible> A Manifesto

America the Possible> A Manifesto By Gus Speth   4 March 2012   Yes Magazine via Nation of Change    “Americans are substituting growth and consumption for dealing with the real issues—for doing the things that would make us, and the country, better off.” Eco­nomic growth may be the world’s sec­u­lar re­li­gion, but for much of the […]

Hope: The Care and Feeding Of, by Rebecca Solnit

WAMMToday is now on Facebook! Check the WAMMToday page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. Tomgram: Rebecca Solnit, Hope Posted by Rebecca Solnit at 5:28pm, July 31, 2011     TomDispatch.com If someone asked you, last July, to lay odds on the possibility that in 365 days, popular protests in the Middle […]

The Water Song

A Solstice Song for the Water “the water is sick…and people need to really fight for that water, to speak for that water, to love that water” Josephine Mandamin, Mother Earth Water Walk

A message from Japan on World Peace and Prayer Day: Dear brothers and sisters of this beautiful planet . . .

MESSAGE FROM KOJI YUKI ─ AINU NATION OF JAPAN The Ainu are the Indigenous People of Japan. In 2004, over 6000 Japanese participated in World Peace and Prayer Day at Mt Fugi.  One of our staff Misa sent us this message from the Ainu, we feel the world needs to know their thoughts of what is happening […]

Privatization: Even the Rain

PM Privatization: Even the Rain by Polly Mann    WAMM Newsletter  A friend invited me to a movie, providing no details about it but assuring me that I would like it. Its quixotic name, Even the Rain,* was never explained, but as the plot evolved it became obvious. The film plays out against a background of […]

The unforgiving nature of nuclear power: Yes. It Can Happen Here

Yes.  It Can Happen Here. by George Crocker May 2011 WAMM Newsletter The Fukushima Dai-ichi nightmare continues, and the unforgiving nature of nuclear power becomes more apparent. It is likely to keep on getting worse until helicopters and concrete pump trucks bury the damaged reactors and radioactive waste under tons of concrete and sand with […]

Winona LaDuke: From Geronimo to Bin Laden

From Geronimo to Bin Laden Winona LaDuke Explores The Militarization of Indian Country From Hollywood Progressive May 12, 2011 By Georgianne Nienaber Editorial Note:  Time to revisit this book, especially if you have not seen information about it before. Winona LaDuke, a Native American activist and twice Ralph Nader’s Green Party Vice Presidential Candidate , has written a dramatic […]

Chris Hedges speaks in TC, April 20, 2011

Chris Hedges on the State of America Chris Hedges spoke about his new book, The World As It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress, the state of American Democracy, American mainstream media, and answered questions from the audience. The full talk is included here.  Click on the link and it will take you to […]

Malkia Cyril, Center for Media Justice, on corporate power vs. the people–we need a new kind of merger . . .

I need you, I need you, I need freedom . . . We sit at the door of an incredible opportunity . . . Executive Director of the Center for Media Justice Malkia Cyril spoke at the National Conference for Media Reform in Boston on April 8, 2011. The conference was presented by Free Press. […]

Energy and Environment: A time of wake-up calls and warnings

WAMM Member Susu Jeffrey had the following letter published in the Star Tribune on March 16, 2011 ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT A time of wake-up calls and warnings I was one of 1,414 nonviolent protesters arrested at the Seabrook nuclear power plant in New Hamphire in 1977. The subsequent incidents at Chernobyl and Three Mile Island […]