Tag Archives: United Nations

People’s Climate March: an antidote to despair

  If you’ve been following me here, you know that I’ve put out some… dystopian commentary lately. Some progressive news sourcesĀ have finally become aware of Guy McPherson’s dire predictions about irreversible climate collapse. If you believe the climatologists that McPherson has been writing about, we’re a few decades from extinction for the clever ape. Of […]

Don’t Know much about History: Ron Reagan, War Criminal

Finally–someone (in the form of Stephen Colbert) called out Bill O’Reilly for constantly bringing up Ronald Reagan in all the discussion of Obama’s reaction to Syria’s alleged poison gas attack. I don’t take Bill-o terribly seriously anyway, but since the memes about Reagan are constantly being picked up, let’s be clear: Reagan inarguably made the […]

A War Crime indictment for the use of drone aircraft

This is a follow-up to yesterday. I am simply reporting this news: it is not my post–it’s from Voices for Creative Nonviolence, a website I highly recommend for those who are trying to think of ways to stop the empire. Better yet, it’s a great website for those who are sitting on the fence about […]

The UN decides that the US is violating the human rights of Occupy

This was just put up by Huffington Post–several officials at the UN had condemned the US and complained to the State Department that the violent treatment of Occupy protesters was a violation of their human rights. The US had not responded to the letter in December, so the UN is publishing it now. You can […]