Monthly Archives: July 2013

News from Arizona


Never Again Enough Field Notes from a Drying West By William deBuys Several miles from Phantom Ranch, Grand Canyon, Arizona, April 2013 — Down here, at the bottom of the continent’s most spectacular canyon, the Colorado River growls past our … Continue reading

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Reject any military intervention in Syria


Dear Kevin- TO: PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA AND MEMBERS OF CONGRESS We urge you to reject any military intervention in Syria, including arming the rebels or creating a no-fly zone, and instead to focus on increasing humanitarian assistance through the United … Continue reading

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National Whistleblower Appreciation Day


Yesterday, Senator Chuck Grassley introduced a resolution establishing July 30, 2013 as National Whistleblower Appreciation Day. This resolution marks an historic achievement in trying to change the workplace culture that holds whistleblowers in contempt.  Please write your Senators and urge that … Continue reading

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Support Wind Power–Not Endless Wars for Petroleum!


Dear Kevin, Your Senators will soon be considering amendments to S. 761, The Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act.  These amendments will affect the federal government’s future demand for renewable electricity, so we’d appreciate it if you’d weigh in and … Continue reading

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Save them


  July 23, 2013 Help Save Animal Protection Laws Dear Kevin, A House-Senate conference committee is gearing up to negotiate a final Farm Bill, but we need your help to remove the dangerous “King amendment” — which threatens to repeal … Continue reading

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THERE IS more than a QUIET DESPERATION ABOUT DEBT IN AMERICA……….


THERE IS QUIET DESPERATION ABOUT DEBT IN AMERICA……….   The enemy is the credit industry —  college lenders, medical collection agencies, and credit card companies.   The victims are American workers………who (as a group) are so deeply indebted  that they … Continue reading

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No More Nukes and No more Secrets, Please


Kevin- Tell President Obama: The time is right and the world is ready to negotiate the elimination of nuclear weapons! It has been 68 years since the United States dropped atomic bombs on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, killing … Continue reading

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Obama and Pentagon Still Breaking Law–Court Rulings


The Pentagon is Fighting Hard to Keep SOA/ WHINSEC Secrecy Obama Administration Continues to Refuse the Release of Names of SOA/WHINSEC Graduates: Appeals SOA Watch Court Victory Human rights activists and SOA Watch took the U.S. government to court over … Continue reading

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Emerging From Darkness, the Edward Snowden Story–and fighting off the Cannibals


Tomgram: Rebecca Solnit, Emerging From Darkness, the Edward Snowden Story [Note for TomDispatch Readers: Signed, personalized copies of Rebecca Solnit’s new book, The Faraway Nearby, have been available at this site for several weeks in return for a contribution of … Continue reading

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Help the Victims and Veterans against War


More on the Right to Heal The Right to Heal Initiative Official Website Coverage on Democracy Now! Coverage by The Nation Take Action Sign the Petition Make a Donation Give Us Your Feedback Dear Kevin, On March 19, Iraq Veterans … Continue reading

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