The Myth Of Tomorrowland: Thoughts On A Protest

The Myth Of Tomorrowland: Thoughts On A Protest

There was a protest in my neighborhood yesterday. The president is in town, fundraising for the DNC. He’s staying at one of the city’s most expensive hotels in the heart of downtown San Jose, and the people gathered in the public square facing the hotel–La Plaza De Cesar Chavez –to demonstrate against the Keystone XL…

“Working to Save the Amazon and Its Communities” – Ecuador, Chevron, And The Yasuni-ITT Initiative, Part 3

“Working to Save the Amazon and Its Communities” – Ecuador, Chevron, And The Yasuni-ITT Initiative, Part 3

For part one in the series, click here and here. In the third segment of this three-part series, we will explore the current tensions between the Ecuadorian people; their president, Rafael Correa; and the international oil industry, as well as the future of the Yasuni-ITT initiative. A Jungle In Jeopardy: Rafael Correa & The Yasuni-ITT Initiative To…

Media Matters: The Union You Want vs. The Union You’ll Get

Media Matters: The Union You Want vs. The Union You’ll Get

It’s a truism of politics that the people, parties, or organizations you choose to support will inevitably do something to betray your trust. Regardless of partisan allegiances or mission statements, the intersection of money, opinion, and cause is always a messy one, fraught with missteps and gaffes and broken promises. However, knowing this does little…