Last year we heard that Willie Nelson was coming out with his own brand of Bio-fuel, called Bio-Willie, which he’d be selling through Distribution Drive. Today the New York Times ran a piece on Willie and his alternative fuel, writing: “While Bono tries to change the world by hobnobbing with politicians and Sir Bob Geldof […]Read More..
Diane Wilson’s old foe, Formosa Plastics, was recognized this week with the international Hitter Award, which is given annually to corporations with outstanding violations of human rights. The Taipei Times reported this morning that the Huapan Administration Consul-tant Co and Kaohsiung Rapid Transit Corp (KRTC) were this year’s main recipients, most notably for “their records […]Read More..
On January 14th, The Orton Family Foundation will present designer, social entrepreneur and affordable housing innovator John Abrams at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester, Vermont. We’re thrilled that John, winner of this year’s Business Ethics award for Workplace Democracy, will be back in Vermont! The Orton Ideas Forum is an occasional series of distinguished lectures, […]Read More..
The Victoria Advocate reported today: Former Seadrift resident arrested Victoria Advocate December 14, 2005 PORT LAVACA – Diane Wilson, 57, formerly of Seadrift, was arrested by Harris County deputies on a Calhoun County warrant for criminal trespassing. She was returned to Calhoun County Friday and began serving 120 days in jail after a jury recommended […]Read More..
Yesterday Molly Ivins publisher her annual “one-stop, hit-the-bookstore with less than 24-hours-to-go, all-purpose Procrastinator’s List” for holiday gifts ideas. Her top choice for gifts this year: An Unreasonable Woman! Check out her glowing review, and the rest of her gift ideas (I guess there were some others) in the Sacramento Bee. “For a terrific read […]Read More..
Diane Wilson has her court appearance in Houston today, after being arrested for infiltrating Tom Delay’s fundraiser last week. The story of her arrest appears in articles by The Houston Chronicle and Houston Indymedia, who reported that Diane was being held even after her bail was posted, and even though the bail money had been […]Read More..
This spring we’ll be publishing Peter Laufer’s new book, Mission Rejected. The book tells the stories of US Soldiers who have said no to the war in Iraq, either by refusing to be deployed, seeking conscientious objector status, or coming home from Iraq opposed to the war. Laufer’s collected stories resonate with the acceptance speech […]Read More..
Diane Wilson was arrested in Texas last night, while protesting at Tom Delay’s fundraising dinner with CodePink. We are still peicing together details, but The Houston Chronicle reported this morning: > At least one protester infiltrated the event. Diane Wilson of the > progressive women’s group Code Pink said she paid only $50. > > […]Read More..
This afternoon Democracy for America hosted a great live blog discussion with Unembedded authors Thorne Anderson, Rita Leistner, and Kael Alford. After posting four photos from the book with captions describing each scene, the hosts at Blog for America sat back and watched as their readers grilled the photojournalists on everything from ethics to f […]Read More..