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Latest news on Diane Wilson

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…

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Thanks, Molly!

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…

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Update on Diane Wilson

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…

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Mission Rejected

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…

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Diane Wilson Arrested

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. > >…

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Unembedded: Live!

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…

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The Texas Observer interviews a Heretical Preacher

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…

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Farewell, Carolyn!

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…

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Unembedded Photo Display

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,…

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Manhunt heats up in Bridgehampton

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…

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