Archive for March, 2006

Activist To Do List II


Let's face it-you're not going to do what Derrick Jensen is recommending in Endgame*. You give a damn, but you're not going to bring down any dams any time soon. Too bad.

THE MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL-ACADEMIC COMPLEX: LEARNING THE TRUTH ABOUT UC VIS-À-VIS THE SF SEA OF SHAME


The following interview by Russell Schoch was scheduled to run in the September, 1999 issue of the California Monthly, the magazine of California Alumni Association. Just before the issue went to press, the Executive Committee of the Association instructed editor Schoch to delete it from the magazine. No explanation for the Committee’s summary execution was ever given to the subject of the interview, Gray Brechin.

What’s Missing in the Mourning for Tom Fox


RIP, of course. Now let's get to work. Past The Generics.

Opening Linda’s Eyes: Is There Life After Happiness?


Linda's eyes are about to be opened. Along with her Happy 20% of the U.S.

Stupidity About Way More Than Yellow Tibet


March 12th is the anniversary for Tibetan king Songzan Gambo's marriage to Chinese princess Wen Cheng in 641. Although the union later formed the basis of China's claim to sovereignty over the region, 100 out of 100 (-Free Tibet-) lefties who I interviewed didn't know squat about the Tang Princess or China's territorial arguments.

Arc(h)enemies: Don Cheadle, Terrence Howard and Ludacris


A rainbow of illuminated light moves in the opposite direction of its source-since the rainbow falls as the sun rises. Just so with Don, Terrence and The Rapper.

NEITHER THROATS NOR DIAMONDS CUT (IT)


-The earth is not dying, it is being killed. And those who are killing it have names and addresses.-

Oscars’ Jon Stewart & PNG


Couldn't advance my career by actually getting the Top Ten below on Letterman's show. In fact, didn't manage to even submit it to anyone. Too bad. Mmm-maybe not.