David Bollier: Imagining a New Politics of the Commons: A Fresh Way of Thinking about Life Beyond the Market

October 11, 2010 The commons is hugely generative in its own right. It is a value-creating sector that rivals the marketplace, and therefore deserves the same protection from government and respect from citizens.

Rec Room: Carolyn Keogh: Jean-Luc Godard’s Alphaville

October 11, 2010 Jean-Luc Godard’s 1965 stab at sci-fi, Alphaville, is one part nineteen fifties crime flick and one part Orwellian prophecy.

Robert Reich: Why Democrats Should Not Join in Economic Scapegoating

October 11, 2010 Though the economic crisis has bred xenophobia in our political climate, Democrats should know better than to blame China for our woes.

Imprisoned Writer And Activist Liu Xiaobo Receives Nobel Peace Prize

October 8, 2010 On the occasion of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo winning the Nobel Peace Prize, a video of Liu discussing freedom of expression in China.

Sarah Secunda: Not The Nature Channel: Isabella Rossellini’s Green Porno

October 7, 2010 Isabella Rossellini's series of short films on the mating habits of certain species educates and entertains.

Andrew J. Bacevich: The Long War, Year Ten: Lost in the Desert with the GPS on the Fritz

October 7, 2010 Getting into a war is generally a piece of cake. Getting out tends to be another matter altogether—especially when the commander-in-chief and his commanders in the field disagree on the advisability of doing so.

Rec Room: Angela Chen: Letters of Note

October 6, 2010 Luddites, rejoice. Letters of Note is a glimpse into the lives of famous historical figures, and an homage to their low-tech means of expression.

Rafia Zakaria: Drones and Hot Pursuit

October 6, 2010 Having poured millions into the pockets of the Pakistani military and the civilian government, the US sees itself as having purchased the right to go wherever and whenever it wants, and kill whoever it deems an enemy.

Andy Kroll: Unemployed: Stranded on the Sidelines of a Jobs Crisis

October 6, 2010 This summer, the author of this post set out to explore just why long-term unemployment had risen to historic levels.

Robert Reich: Wall Street’s Global Race to the Bottom

October 4, 2010 Wall Street will set up its casino wherever financial gambling is least regulated. The race to the bottom is now official.

David Bollier: A Public School Goes Commercial

October 4, 2010 One Massachusetts public school's decision to include advertisements in their take-home notices proves that not even our public schools are free from the inundation of advertising.

Stephan Salisbury: Surveillance, America’s Pastime: A Hall of Shame of State Snooping, Prying, and Informing Aimed at Destroying the Fabric of Civil Society

October 4, 2010 The tainting of character, the undermining of basic trust, the disruption of democratic politics—these are the great achievements of state surveillance. The goal of this furtive activity is not to dismantle terrorist networks but to disrupt legitimate civic activity.

Jay Walljasper: Bikes Take Over Downtown Portland

October 3, 2010 Borrowing an idea from Colombia, Portland opens its streets to non-motorized traffic on Sunday celebrations.

Kelie Montalvo: Will a New Lawsuit Filed Against the Pakistan Government Lead to Political Turmoil?

October 2, 2010 The international non-profit Reprieve has filed legal action against the government of Pakistan for its role in the abduction and detainment of seven Pakistani citizens being held in Afghanistan without charge. What does this mean for the unstable democracy?

Chuck Collins: Five Reasons to Let the Bush Tax Cuts for the Rich Expire

October 1, 2010 After having borrowed seven hundred billion dollars since 2001 to pay for tax cuts, it might be time for Congress to let them go.

Tom Engelhardt: The War Addicts: 2016 and Then Some

October 1, 2010 Our generals are hooked on spending. Don’t expect them to discipline themselves. They won’t.

Rafia Zakaria: Sakineh’s Case and Beyond

September 30, 2010 In the wake of the international outcry over Sakineh Ashtiani's sentence to stoning for adultery, some Muslim activists have argued that stoning is theologically unfounded and Islamic Sharia is not inherently opposed to women's rights.

Robert Reich: The President’s Backyard Discussion of the Economy (as It Could Be)

September 30, 2010 An imagined conversation between Obama and a middle class resident from Des Moines, Iowa about the state of the economy.

Chip Ward: The Big Bad Wolf Makes Good: The Yellowstone Success Story and Those Who Want to Kill It

September 29, 2010 Just as most of us finally learned that rivers should not be used as toxic dumps, so today we must learn that environments have the equivalent of operating systems.

Rebecca Bates: Guernica and the Gender Debate

September 29, 2010 In the wake of Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Weiner’s beef with the New York Times over their star treatment of Franzen’s Freedom, we at Guernica Mag decided to review our own stats to see how we stack up in the male-female literary battle.

Watch: Fatima Bhutto on Democracy Now

September 28, 2010 Last Friday, Guernica interviewee Fatima Bhutto appeared on Democracy Now to talk about her memoir and the devastation following the floods in Pakistan, a disaster that she says “ought to have been contained [and] could have been contained.”

Robert Reich: Republicanism as Social Darwinism

September 28, 2010 Herbert Hoover and Andrew Mellon thought their economic policies would purge the rottenness out of the system. Instead, it purged morality out of the system and lead to strife for millions of Americans. Current Republican House leader John Boehner could do the same.

Andrew J. Bacevich: Prisoners of War: Bob Woodward and All the President’s Men (2010 Edition)

September 28, 2010 The Washington Post’s Bob Woodward’s latest book contains hints of a story beyond gossip mongering, the significance of which seems to have eluded its author.

Alexa Bradley and Julia Ristau: Why the Commons Matters Right Now

September 26, 2010 The authors of this post give their manifesto for the commons—twelve points to help us reconstitute our capacity for shared ownership, collaboration, and stewardship.

Dilip Hiro: America Is Suffering a Power Outage: …and the Rest of the World Knows It

September 24, 2010 Given the growing economic strength of China, Brazil, and India, among other rising powers, the peak American moment as the sole superpower is now well past.

New York Doesn’t Love You Either

By Meakin Armstrong
September 24, 2010

Our fiction editor’s theory on New York as a place of neutrality and a refuge from soul crushing lunches at Applebee’s…and his call for proselytizing Christians to leave New Yorkers alone.

Robert Reich: Why No Amount of Fiscal or Monetary Stimulus Will Be Enough, Given How Small A Share of Total Income the Middle Now Receives

September 23, 2010 After three decades of flat wages during which almost all the gains of growth have gone to the very top, the middle class no longer has the buying power to keep the economy going. All the coping mechanisms are exhausted.

Jay Walljasper: How Not to Save the Commons

September 22, 2010 An excerpt from the foundational work Whose Common Future: Reclaiming the Commons by environmental visionary Edward Goldstein.

Tom Engelhardt: One and a Half Cheers for American Decline: The Future’s Not Ours—and That’s Good News

September 22, 2010 Our country may be in decline, but the news isn’t all bad. It’s actually going to feel better to be just another nation, one more country, rather than the nation.

Charles Euchner: Righteous and Open For All To See: The Civil Rights Movement and FBI Informants

September 22, 2010 The author of this post attempts to humanize Ernest Withers, the FBI informant and civil rights photographer from the nineteen sixties, in the wake of the recent Memphis Commercial Appeal story.

Robert Reich: The Defining Issue: Who Should Get the Tax Cut—The Rich or Everyone Else?

September 20, 2010 Extending tax cuts to the top 2 percent richest Americans didn't work for Bush, and certainly won't work now. This is Reich’s call to arms for democrats to jump on the issue.

Jay Walljasper: Looking South for Environmental Progress

September 20, 2010 Kenya’s new constitution is more proof that we can learn from the developing world.

Michael T. Klare: Twenty-First Century Energy Superpower: China, Energy, and Global Power

September 20, 2010 As its energy use ramps ever upward, China’s thirst for added energy could change the global power structure of the twenty-first century.

David Bollier: Liberate the Music!

September 19, 2010 Why is Beethoven’s music still locked behind copyrights? Musopen attempts to release our shared cultural heritage to the world without restraints by freeing public-domain music from centuries ago.

The Obama Syndrome: What Has Really Changed?

September 17, 2010
 The Asia Society presents a live interview with Tariq Ali and Guernica editor Joel Whitney on Friday, September 17, on Obama's foreign policy and the legacy of Bush.

Tom Engelhardt and Nick Turse: The American Way of War Quiz: This Was the War Month That Was (Believe It or Not)

September 17, 2010 The first TomDispatch American Way of War Quiz. Pit your wits against the best the Pentagon has to offer.

Bill McKibben: My Road Trip With a Solar Rock Star, Or, Notes on the Enthusiasm Gap

September 16, 2010 On mission to give the Obamas a White House solar panel from the Jimmy Carter era, the author of this post and students from Unity College experience the enthusiasm gap first hand and learn that even symbolic acts are not free of bureaucratic politicization.

Video: An Interview with Xiaoda Xiao

September 15, 2010 When artist Xiaoda Xiao was twenty years old, he was sent to a forced labor prison in his native China for defacing a portrait of Chairman Mao. This post features a documentary short of Xiao’s reflections on his experiences in labor prison.

Jay Walljasper: Bicycling as a Way of Life

September 15, 2010 Under escalating levels of traffic, the U.S. could (and should) follow Holland’s lead with a bicycle-friendly infrastructure.

Robert Reich: The Republican Threat to Shut Down the Federal Government

September 15, 2010 The framers of the Constitution developed checks and balances to assure one branch didn’t accumulate too much power. But they never contemplated that one party could shut down the entire governmental system if it didn’t get what it wanted.

Rebecca Bates: Q&A with Tim Hetherington, Co-Director of Restrepo

September 14, 2010

In response to Nick Turse’s critique of his recent war documentary Restrepo, Hetherington fires back: “I think his opinion of what needs to be said about the war has clouded his viewing of the film.”

Subhankar Banerjee: Climate Educators Wanted

September 13, 2010 Serious action on climate change may not be possible through legislation. We need hundreds of Howard Zinns and Edward Saids to prepare our youth for the climate-to-come.

Nick Turse: How Much “Success” Can Afghans Stand?: The American War and Afghanistan’s Civilians

September 13, 2010 American leaders have hailed the way Afghans are supposedly benefiting from the U.S. role in their country. But are they? Almost nine years of U.S. occupation has taken the country from unbearably dismal to something markedly poorer.

David Chura: Why Teach the Hard to Reach?

September 12, 2010 “Why teach the hard to reach — at-risk kids — in the first place?” It’s a fair question, one that deserves an answer.

Helene Atwan: Taking a Stand for Religious Freedom

September 10, 2010 In a reaction against recent anti-Muslim sentiments, Beacon Press celebrates five books published by Muslims.

Juan Cole: The Great Pakistani Deluge Never Happened: Don’t Tune In, It’s Not Important

September 10, 2010 Was the decision of the corporate media not to cover the Pakistan disaster intensively a major factor in the public apathy that followed?

ChelseaGreen: Google, Are You My Big Brother?

September 9, 2010 This avatar-style animation video was designed by Consumer Watchdog to draw attention to Google CEO Eric Schmidt’s lack of regard for our online privacy.

Robert Reich: Why Obama Is Proposing Whopping Corporate Tax Cuts, and Why He’s Wrong

September 8, 2010 The economy needs two whopping corporate tax cuts right now as much as someone with a serious heart condition needs Botox.

Tom Engelhardt: Will Our Generals Ever Shut Up?: The Military’s Media Megaphone and the U.S. Global Military Presence

September 8, 2010 Today, you no longer need to be a retired military officer to offer play-by-play commentary on and analysis of our wars. Though nothing in the record indicates that anyone should listen to what these men have to say, the main narrators of those wars turn out to be none other than the generals running, or overseeing, them.

Mark Winne: How Do You Like Your Eggs? Industrial or Local?

September 8, 2010 If food corporations rule, how do we avoid the mischief that our industrial food system is heir to? Could the days of an all-powerful national Food Czar be far off? Clean hands on sanitized cutting boards, building our own chicken coops, and bringing our voices loud and clear to city hall offer us a distinctly brighter set of possibilities.

John Sevigny: The Fight to Remember Guatemala’s Genocide

September 5, 2010 The author of this post makes contact with a clandestine organization in an effort to obtain posters depicting victims of the Guatemalan genocide that killed two hundred and fifty thousand people.

David Bollier: Postal Hucksters: How Marketing Overlords Ruined the Charm of my Local Post Office

September 5, 2010 In this piece, Bollier reveals how even your local post office isn't free from the robotic arm of the marketing machine, and why an authentic face-to-face encounter during a monetary transaction is practically impossible in our day and age.

Dan Margolis: Book Review: The Cleanest Race: How North Koreans See Themselves—and Why it Matters

September 3, 2010 The new book by B.R. Meyers reveals why North Korea might be even stranger—and worse—than we thought and discusses the ideology behind this “racial state.”

Amie Klempnauer Miller: The Kids Are All Right

September 3, 2010 For this author, the complicated, blurred relationships in The Kids are All Right hit close to home.

Robert Reich: The Stock Market Rally Versus the World’s Economic Fundamentals

September 2, 2010 The stock market has as much to do with the real economy as the weather has to do with geology. Day by day there’s no relationship at all. Over time, weather and geology interact but the results aren’t evident for many years.

Builder Levy: Remembering the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

September 1, 2010 In this post, a photographer recounts the events of August 28, 1963 and shares a photo he took at the March on Washington.

Norman Solomon: A Speech for Endless War

September 1, 2010 On the last night of August, the president used an Oval Office speech to boost a policy of perpetual war. With his commitment to war in Afghanistan, President Obama is not only on the wrong side of history. He is also now propagating an exculpatory view of any and all U.S. war efforts.

Guernica to Publish Winner of the ILP International Literature Award

September 1, 2010 Two years ago, the Secretary of the Swedish Academy that decides the Nobel Prize claimed that American literature had become too insular. The folks at ILP and Guernica are looking for any work that “broadens the landscape of North American literature outside of the borders of North America” to negate these charges of insularity.

Robert Reich: Why A Civil Society Extends Unemployment Benefits

September 1, 2010 With the economy so bad that the social fabric is coming undone, it is to the nation’s credit that many of the unemployed are receiving benefits.

David Bollier: The Founders as Mashup Mavens: Lewis Hyde Reveals How Knowledge and Culture are a Shared Legacy.

August 31, 2010 Lewis Hyde’s book is a work of political history, legal scholarship, and a meditation on the commerce of the human spirit and creativity.

Guernica Writer Heidi Cullen on the Colbert Report

August 30, 2010 On August 25th, one of Guernica’s featured writers, Heidi Cullen, was the guest on the Colbert Report, where she discussed her book The Weather of the Future and was asked to “refrighten” Colbert about climate change.

Jay Walljasper: In Tough Times, Parks are a Smart Investment

August 30, 2010 In St. Louis, Detroit, and Houston, new parks foster economic opportunities and prove that investing in public space is a boost on local budgets.

Erica Wright: Top 5 Unnecessary Remakes

August 30, 2010
 With two superfluous remakes soon to make their way to a theater near you, Wright takes a look at the top five movies that did not need do-overs.

Andrew J. Bacevich: The Unmaking of a Company Man: An Education Begun in the Shadow of the Brandenburg Gate

August 27, 2010 Bacevich, a former military officer, discusses the moment twenty years ago when he realized orthodoxy is a sham and how the education of that epiphany forced him to reexamine the rules of Washington.

Subhankar Banerjee: Could This Be A Crime?: U.S. Climate Bill Is Dead While So Much Life On Our Earth Continues To Perish

August 27, 2010 As trees in and around Santa Fe rapidly die due to a bark beetle invasion, the author of this post asks, “Will the economic-and-comfort-needs of our species always trump the survival-needs of all other species that also inhabit this Earth?”

David Bollier: The Privatization of Yoga

August 25, 2010 The sooner we acknowledge that we live in the Age of Enclosure, the sooner we can develop the legal mechanisms for protecting that which belongs to all of us. This includes the latest endangered resource: yoga.

Robert Reich: Tax Jujitsu: Why Democrats Should Propose a “People’s Tax Cut”

August 25, 2010 Republicans are calling the Democrat’s proposal to end the Bush tax cuts on the richest 3 percent a “tax increase,” and demagoging that it will hurt the economy and small business. This is baloney, to put it politely.

Charles Euchner: Excerpt: Roy Wilkins’s Reluctant Tribute to W.E.B. Du Bois

August 25, 2010 In this excerpt, Roy Wilkins, a civil rights activist determined to live within the system, struggles to announce the death of W.E.B. Du Bois at the 1963 March on Washington.

Tony Karon: Two Minutes to Midnight?: Cutting Through the Media’s Bogus Bomb-Iran Debate

August 25, 2010 For the author of this post, the premises of the debate initiated by Jeffrey Goldberg’s recent piece in Atlantic Monthly are palpably false and incredibly dangerous.

Beacon Broadside: Artifacts of the 1963 March on Washington

August 24, 2010 To commemorate the upcoming anniversary of the March on Washington on August 28th, Beacon Broadside has published scans of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s program from that day.

Mark Floegel: A Review of Poisoned for Profit

August 23, 2010 How can a nation that has attained so much and claims such moral high ground in human rights and social values simultaneously pump out poisons that have sent American rates of birth defects, childhood cancer, asthma, and diabetes on an ever-rising trajectory?

Robert Reich: Corporate Rotten Eggs

August 23, 2010 Years before Wright County Egg had to recall of millions of rotten eggs for fear of salmonella, the company was an awful corporate citizen.

Fatima Bhutto: How the War on Terror is Hurting Flood-Weary Pakistanis

August 23, 2010 As Pakistan’s floods continue to rage, there seems to be no respite from the natural disaster compounded by poor infrastructure, corrupt and inept leadership and what Amnesty International USA is calling a ‘crisis of empathy.’

David Bollier: The Power of Open Data: How Large-Scale Sharing and Collaboration are Helping to Solve Medical Mysteries

August 23, 2010 Science has always recognized the power of sharing in developing new knowledge, but the highly diverse research data on diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s is not easily shared. This post emphasizes how the most fruitful way forward is to pursue an “open source” approach that places the basic building-blocks of knowledge into the commons.

Pratap Chatterjee: The Secret Killers: Assassination in Afghanistan and Task Force 373

August 20, 2010 Task Force 373 and its “capture/kill” policies may be a nightmare for Afghans. For the rest of us, it should be seen as a symptom of deeper policy disasters. After all, it raises a basic question: Is this country really going to become known as a global Manhunters, Inc.?

Rec Room: Rebecca Bates: Lucinella

August 19, 2010 The fear of anonymity and oblivion keeps this novella by Lore Segal fresh and timely.

Robert Reich: Mitt Romney’s Wet-Noodle Economics

August 19, 2010 While Mitt Romney is right to focus his political efforts on the economy, Reich argues that Romney’s loony, wet-noodle economics won’t create American jobs.

Chalmers Johnson: The Guns of August: Lowering the Flag on the American Century

August 18, 2010 What harm would befall the United States if we actually decided, against all odds, to close those hundreds and hundreds of bases, large and small, that we garrison around the world? What would happen to us if we were no longer the “sole superpower” or the world’s self-appointed policeman?

Norman Solomon: General Petraeus Goes to Media War

August 17, 2010 Every week, billions of dollars and uncounted lives are sacrificed in the service of what Martin Luther King Jr. called “the madness of militarism.” While history is not exactly repeating, it is rhyming. Like a dirge.

David Bollier: Squandering Our Genetic Heritage

August 17, 2010 Russian court jeopardizes a historic seed bank—and our ability to adapt to climate change.

Robert Reich: Forget a Double Dip: We’re Still in One Long Big Dipper.

August 17, 2010 In a follow-up to a previous post, Robert Reich urges us to forget the Neo-Hoover deficit hawks who say we have to cut government spending and to distrust the supply-siders who say we have to extend the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy.

The Sidney Hillman Foundation Commends Guernica‘s Blog

August 16, 2010 Khadija Sharife's “FIFA’s Love of Tax Havens”, which appeared exclusively on Guernica's blog, was the only article from an online-only or non-major media outlet to be mentioned as a “winner” in The Sidney Hillman Foundation's "Winners & Sinners" wrap-up.

Hendrik Hertzberg: Counting the Flaws: The U.S. Debates Voting Systems

August 16, 2010 The New Yorker’s Hendrik Hertzberg introduces an eloquent debate on voting systems, including IRV or “Instant-Runoff Voting.”

Tom Engelhardt: What If Washington…?: Five Absurd Things That Simply Can’t Happen in Wartime Washington

August 16, 2010 As a boy, Engelhardt loved reading what-if history and science fiction books. Here are his own five what-ifs, five possibilities that—given our world—verge on the fictional.

Guernica’s Top 5 on Natural Disasters

August 13, 2010 Sweltering heat and blazing fires in Russia have contributed to devastating mudslides in Pakistan and China. Guernica counts down its top five reports of natural disasters.

Mark Engler: The Gulf at the Gas Station: Can We Calculate the True Cost of Our Dependence on Oil?

August 12, 2010 “Calculating the cost of a destroyed ecosystem in the Gulf of Mexico…means putting a price tag on things that are not meant to be priced. If you accept that a harbor seal’s life is indeed worth seven hundred dollars, and a killer whale’s three hundred thousand dollars, pretty soon you must accept that your own life has a price tag on it as well.”

Stephen Puleo: Boston and the Irish, on the Anniversary of the Ursuline Convent Riots

August 12, 2010 On August 11 and 12, 1834, a riot fueled by anti-Catholic fervor resulted in the burning of an Ursuline Convent in Charlestown, Massachusetts, in what is now Somerville. In this excerpt from A City So Grand: The Rise of an American Metropolis, Boston 1850-1900, Stephen Puleo examines the height of Irish immigration to the city in the years following the riot, and the deeply anti-Catholic and anti-Irish discrimination the new arrivals faced.

Robert Reich: America’s Biggest Jobs Program—The U.S. Military

August 12, 2010

If we didn’t have the military jobs program, the U.S. unemployment rate would be over 11.5 percent today. But wouldn’t it be better to have a jobs program that created things we really need?

James Quilligan: Beyond State Capitalism: The Commons Economy in our Lifetimes

August 11, 2010 Although people’s rights to their commons are often recognized and validated in smaller communities, scaling these lessons to the global level will require a new dimension of popular legitimacy and authority.

Amie Klempnauer Miller: Prop 8 and the Seven-Year-Old

August 11, 2010 “For those of us [same-sex couples] who have children, it is tremendously important to be able to show that our families are just as valued as everyone else’s.”

Stacy Mitchell: Why Does Target Have a Subsidiary in Bermuda?

August 11, 2010 Small businesses may finally be fighting back against the big-box stores that pay lower taxes by operating subsidiaries in tax havens.

Stephan Salisbury: Mosque Mania: Anti-Muslim Fears and the Far Right

August 11, 2010 A Lower Manhattan prayer space designed to promote reconciliation has become the dreaded “Mosque at Ground Zero.” This post explores the virulent racism and grassroots efforts opposing the Islamic cultural center two blocks from the former World Trade Center.

Erica Wright: Q & A with Amy Greene, author of Bloodroot

August 11, 2010 In this Q&A, Greene discusses her frustration at how politics and religion merge in small-town Tennessee.

Jay Walljasper: Not So Wonderful Life?

August 10, 2010 The good guy prevented Bedford Falls from becoming Pottersville in the movie. But what would happen in today’s economy?

Rachel Somerstein: Two Shows at the International Center of Photography

August 10, 2010 Today’s photography may be taking place against a fractured mediascape, but the neat dichotomy posed by these two shows belies the true vibrancy of emerging photographers.

Robert Reich: Why the Views of the Wall Street Journal’s Letter Writers Are Far From This World

August 8, 2010
 Reich responds to the “rhetorical vacuity” in the Wall Street Journal’s Letters to the Editor.

Carlos A. Ball: What Judge Walker’s Ruling Tells Us About the Right’s Twenty-Year Campaign of Spreading Fear on Same-Sex Marriage

August 6, 2010 It is one thing to say, during a political campaign, that same-sex marriage constitutes a threat to society or to the family or to children. It is another thing to back up those claims through the introduction of specific evidence in a court of law. In this post, the controversy over Proposition 8 is a battle of facts versus nonfacts.

Rec Room: Alicia Hyman: Yellowfever

August 6, 2010 The energy of Yellowfever’s angular, minimalist pop is contagious.

Rafia Zakaria: The Face We Can’t Ignore: Women in Afghanistan

August 5, 2010 TIME’s recent cover demonstrates that assessing the performance of the ten-year occupation in Afghanistan in the mutilated-yet-expectant features of a young woman serves as an appropriately graphic visual depiction of our failures in that country.

Bill McKibben: We’re Hot as Hell and We’re Not Going to Take It Any More: Three Steps to Establish a Politics of Global Warming

August 5, 2010 In the fight to stop global warming, this post suggests, “We may need to get arrested. We definitely need art, and music, and disciplined, nonviolent, but very real anger.”