I got word through the Olympia grapevine that Bix, Father William Bichsel, is being moved to Tennessee now to face prosecution for one of his earlier peace actions. Bix is one of the Plowshares defendants who are being jailed for their peace action against the nuclear weapons stored at Bangor. Here’s a short message from […]
Wensday Media has a bunch of hours of video coverage of the week at the Capitol in Olympia. We are working on editing at this point. Looking for an informative, entertaining video project at the end of the process. Here is a couple of minutes of the project to date. Hope you enjoy. Danny Kelly, […]
Folks are coming to Olympia in droves this week to demand a fair State budget. This is a week of action based on demands for a fair budget that were delivered to the lawmakers on March 17th. The Olympia Coalition for a Fair Budget put on a bang-up day of speech and music and entertainment […]
Juan Cole has an interesting post up at Informed Comment on the current state of affairs in Libya: Top Ten Accomplishments of the UN No Fly Zone. I find Juan’s analysis of the current state of affairs to be a little encouraging. I understand the break that exists between the folks who do not believe […]
Thanks to Donna Albert for sending me a link to this video that is running on Grist among other places. It’s an interesting and entertaining piece on global distribution of wealth.
I was really concerned that the international community would simply stand by and watch as Libyans were slaughtered by their own military forces. Think Rwanda and Burundi and those awful type of events and outcomes all over again. The US and the international community stood by as human beings were exterminated. If you need background […]
The slow-acting international community finally moved to establish a no-fly zone in Libya to protects Libyans from being bombed by Libyans and look what happened. A cease fire is established. Lay down your arms.
Let’s be blunt, shall we? The Republicans are committed to winning elections and regaining the majority no matter how much harm they do to the country making that happen. When in power, the republicans govern like drunken sailors. We get unfunded wars, tax cuts, corporate social programs like Medicare Part D and deregulation that allows […]
Cindy & Craig Corrie: March 16, 2011 Statement to Gaza from Johan Genberg on Vimeo. Heart to heart.