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War … Not Healthy for Gaia

The Vietnam-era poster that said, “War is not healthy for children and other living things,” had it right. Modern warfare can wreak environmental havoc like never before, according to the upcoming issue of World Watch magazine. In the January/February 2008 issue, author Sarah DeWeerdt explores the unprecedented levels of environmental destruction caused by recent conflicts […]

December 14th

Hunger is a Perspective

By Anthony J. Gerst The war-torn and ravaged nation of the Democratic Republic of Congo is a rather confusing issue. A rapid-fired crash course on the subject brings up some interesting facts, however. This nation has basically been at war since 1998, and the result has been an estimated 3.5 million deaths. There are more […]

Links on Parade: Plastic bags in Africa, more Mountaintop Removal, 87% of Americans are “seriously concerned” about the environment, and yeah- global warming is still on

I links, you links, we all links, for my links. Enjoy! • Africa wages war on scourge of plastic bags • Crab fishing in the North Sea is a dangerous profession • Bush thinks the main lesson to be learned from the Vietnam War was that we withdrew too early • Dirty Coal Boss gets […]

August 23rd

George W. Bush is a Jerk of a Bully

I am so ashamed of our moronic, mean spirited, dumbass President. At a recent press conference at Camp David, Bush channeled his inner 9 year old and ripped on the BBC’s political editor Nick Robinson for being bald. Later on, Bush poked fun at the bare-pate of Robinson, joking, “You’d better cover up your bald […]

August 3rd