A lot of us here at FDL get frustrated with how ineffective our political leaders have become. Paul Watson, Founder of Sea Shepherd Conservation Society has demonstrated that we don’t need to just rely on our political leaders to create change for the better. As he said, “all social change comes from the passion of individuals.”
|By: marsdragon Monday August 30, 2010 8:29 pm|
|By: Rev. Billy Talen Monday May 31, 2010 4:00 pm|
In the United States, we won’t remember these things on Memorial Day. Not in the way of a strong memory that moves us. Our minds will be cleared of the images so that we are ready for our next directed act of consumption. For instance, we will be readied to experience war as visual entertainment, war as an event without meaning, battles as ads – so that we will forget Viet Nam and buy Iraq, forget Iraq and buy Afghanistan.
|By: Jack Lindblad Thursday May 13, 2010 7:16 pm|
the human species has fatally transported itself to a hostile planet known as “eaarth” – as coined by Bill McKibben
|By: Josh Nelson Thursday September 17, 2009 2:20 pm|
I will never cease to be amazed by the corporate media’s ability to cram three blatant distortions into one short paragraph. I’d accuse Time of printing such distortions intentionally but they would probably respond by calling me a conspiracy theorist and comparing me to Glenn Beck — a fate I’d rather avoid if at all possible.