In their most recent issue, the Texas Observer sat down to interview Reverend Davidson Loehr about his sermons and his new book. When interviewer Ameni Rozsa asked how many of his sermons are “political in nature,” Reverend Loehr delved into the absurdity of drawing a hard and fast distinction between religion and politics… DL: I […]Read More..
With great sadness (and general nervousness about what comes next) we say goodbye to our extended summer intern Carolyn Ramsden today. To commemorate Carolyn’s time here, we have established a modest poetry contest soliciting works that honor Carolyn and her role at Chelsea Green. By all accounts the contest was poorly publicized and underfunded, but […]Read More..
In a 2003 speech called “Independent Media In the Time of War,” Amy Goodman claimed that, if American’s were exposed to the atrocities of war for ONE WEEK, then war would be eradicated. The experiment would mean replacing all video-game images of fighter planes in American media with actual documentation of human suffering. This week, […]Read More..
After resolving to hunt Warren Anderson down, Diane Wilson faced several tactical problems. The disparity between her own financial resources and those of her adversary put Diane at a significant disadvantage. How could she hope to track Warren down, when nobody could tell her whether he was at home in the Hamptons, or vacationing in […]Read More..
When you open the official community web page for Vero Beach, Florida, you are confronted with soft focus image of a stretch of Atlantic Beach. Clean, white sand in the foreground is accented with seagulls and a healthy amount of seaweed, and the sky in the background is blue. Underneath the photo a cation reads: […]Read More..
Diane Wilson is on the fourth leg of her long (indefinitely?) author tour. After leaving Boston early yesterday she took the train to New York, where she met up with the producers of PBS NOW to film an interview, which will air on December 9. According to Diane, the interview went real well but Penn […]Read More..
John Abrams and the South Mountain Company have won Business Ethics’s annual award for Workplace Democracy. Marjorie Kelly at Business Ethics annouced the award this week. What’s Right, What’s Wrong, and It Depends noticed the award, and posed this question: “Do most companies now “preach” about ethical behavior but don’t really act on it? Or […]Read More..
The following video came to us yesterday, by way of Chelsea Green editor-at-large Jennifer Nix. Nix created the short video with David Olson, a producer with Speakeasy Productions. You will need Quicktime to view it. Dear Citizen, In the wake of Scooter Libby’s arraignment, the nation’s attention is finally returning to the dubious “marketing” of […]Read More..
More news for Guantanamo author Michael Ratner this week. We learned today that Ratner will be honored by Jews for Racial and Economic Justice in this year’s Risk Taker Awards. The theme for this year’s award is risk takers who speak out against the war, at home and abroad. Details are still coming from the […]Read More..
Michael Ratner joined former talk show host Phil Donohue this week at Stony Brook University’s seventh annual Goodman Symposium, to speak on terrorism, war, free speech and civil liberties today. The Goodman Symposium is held at the school each year in memory of George Goodman, a former professor of opthamology at the school, and Amy […]Read More..