“Ten years after promising that human rights would be protected in Afghanistan, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has verified “systemic torture” by Afghan security forces trained and funded by the United States.” … Read more.
The legal arm of the coal industry in the Northwest. Eric de Place and Nick Abraham Photo credit Jesse Varner If ever an industry needed lawyers, it’s coal. Widely despised for the range of harm it leaves in its wake—from asthma in kids to mercury in fish to dangerous drinking water pollution—the coal industry long […]
I have a dream! It’s not a dream on the scale of ML King Jr.’s dream and if I try to express my dream in a speech, it won’t bring a lump to your throat the way that Martin’s dream speech will, but if you have a full bladder in downtown Olympia after hours some […]
Well, the snow is melting, the power is coming back on in the Puget Sound region and the sky was blue yesterday afternoon. The snow was really pretty for a day. then it was really wet and sloppy for a few days. Now it’s gone. Here is a news report from OilPrice.com: Study Finds that […]