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  • State of Terror


    With the creation of Israel in 1948, paramilitary terrorism transformed itself into official state terrorism. That’s the thesis of State of Terror: How Terrorism Created Modern Israel. more

  • Recidivist Offender


    One thing we learned watching the movie Deepwater Horizon is that British Petroleum puts greed ahead of concerns for human life and the environment. That greed led to BP paying $4.5 billion in fines and penalties in the largest criminal resolution in US history. In mid-February, National Audubon Society’s director of bird conservation for the… more

  • Fears of Pagan Socialism


    In Bron Taylor’s 20 April 2011 Religion Dispatches essay Debate Over Mother Earth’s Rights Stirs Fears of Pagan Socialism, he notes that, “Religious and political conservatives have long feared the global march of paganism and socialism. In their view,” says Taylor, “it was bad enough when Earth Day emerged in 1972, promoting a socialist agenda.… more

  • Made in Israel


    As Gabriel Schivone reports, Israel’s role in Guatemala’s colossal massacres of Mayan Indians in the 1980s was as an intermediary for the United States. Indigenous refugees from atrocities in Central America — that continue to this day — now encounter Israeli-made surveillance towers on the US-Mexico border, where US forces occupy the second largest Native American reservation of Tohono… more

  • Informed Discussion


    With the announcement that the fourth annual Paul de Armond Citizen Journalism Award will be presented to Stephanie Kountouros at Cascadia News Now, a weekly public affairs radio show airing on KMRE, it is possible that round two of the fossil fuel export war at Cherry Point will include informed discussion by citizen journalists, researchers… more