Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

Democracy Uprising in the Middle East: Interview with Lesley Hazleton

Democracy Uprising in the Middle East: Interview with Lesley Hazleton

  Audio Only Interview Right click here to download the MP3 version of this interview   Synopsis In this interview we discuss the uprising of democracy in the Middle East and the role that social media continues to have in shaping people’s freedom.

Congress Sets EPA Adrift in Climate Change Battle

Congress Sets EPA Adrift in Climate Change Battle

In 2009 the Environmental Protection Agency released an “endangerment finding” that told many of us what we already knew. They announced that manmade greenhouse gas emissions “threaten the health and welfare of the American people.” As a nation addicted to the sweet smell of burning fossil fuels this realization is one that we all need […]

Brilliant Documentary – Enemies of the People: Interview with Rob Lemkin

Brilliant Documentary – Enemies of the People: Interview with Rob Lemkin

The COMPLETE Interview   Audio Only Right click here to download the MP3 version of this interview What is the story behind the documentary, Enemies of the People? That’s what I set out to learn in this interview with Rob Lemkin who co-directed the film with Cambodian Journalist Thet Sambhat. In, Enemies of the People, […]

Story of Stuff’s Revolutionary Videos: Interview with Annie Leonard

Story of Stuff’s Revolutionary Videos: Interview with Annie Leonard

The Full Program   Audio Only Right click here to download the MP3 version of this interview

Egypt, Lybia, and Algeria: A Response to Revolution

Egypt, Lybia, and Algeria: A Response to Revolution

  These past few months have been a historic period that has seen dictators that held thrall over their people for decades fall or be stammered in their efforts by nothing more than the political will of the people.  The amount of unrest and discontent has many causes, but the peaceful solutions are not only […]

US Federal Income Tax: Is it Legal?

US Federal Income Tax: Is it Legal?

Val Kilmer, Wesley Snipes,  or YOU….yes, YOU, we are all being robbed!!! 35% or more of your paycheck times how many Americans! That’s a lot of Benjamins, and taxes continue to go up and take on new names. Only in a dumb down America can this continue. The IRS is a big hole (HO) and can […]

Environmental Champion: Connecticut Representative Chris Murphy

Environmental Champion: Connecticut Representative Chris Murphy

The prospects for any progressive legislation to emerge from the House of Representatives in the near future became considerably more bleak after the last of a whopping sixty-three new Republicans was sworn in earlier this month, all eager to combat “ObamaCare,” “Obammunism,” and hopefully also more cheesy permutations of the president’s name. However, environmental initiatives […]

Sex And Politics Make For Bedfellows In Italy

Sex And Politics Make For Bedfellows In Italy

World politics can be depressing and saddening. In America, the Republicans are attempting to hammer to smithereens anything they think Obama might favor. In Haiti we are still waiting to see if Baby Doc has returned to face the music for his murderous reign, or to hear the music as he ascends to power once […]

Haitian Politics: Baby Doc is Back

Haitian Politics: Baby Doc is Back

The tension of everyday life in Palestine is palpable. Armed conflict is possible at any turn in a battle as old as the land itself. Ireland spent years in what was euphemistically called “the troubles.” That expression referred to British rule that robbed the nation of its rights and doomed generations to grow up under […]

Understanding Loughner

Understanding Loughner

Unfortunately, news agencies have been reporting on the recent shooting in Arizona inaccurately. It has been established that there were 20 victims on that day, but the correct number is actually 21. On January 8th, 2011, Jared Loughner fatally shot 6 people and wounded 14 others. The victim that has thus far gone unaccounted for […]