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Ask EcoGirl’s Sept. Column: Stand Up for GMO Labeling!

Ask EcoGirl’s Sept. Column: Stand Up for GMO Labeling!

Coming soon, Californians will have a unique and precious opportunity to stand up for our right to know when our foods contain experimental and hazardous GMOs (aka Genetically Modified Organisms). These hidden “novel” materials are shown to harm our health, environment, farms, and communities. Over 40 other countries have GMO labeling. So why don’t we? It’s […]

You Find Out Who Your Friends Are

You Find Out Who Your Friends Are

Democrats voting for: Jason Altmire (PA) John Barrow (GA) Dan Boren (OK) Tom Boswell (IA) Ben Chandler (KY) Mark Critz (PA) Joe Donnelly (IN) Kathy Hochul (NY) Ron Kind (WI) Larry Kissell (NC) Jim Matheson (UT) Mike McIntyre (NC) Bill Owens (NY) Collin Peterson (MN) Nick Rahall (WV) Mike Ross (AR) Tim Walz (MN) On […]

A Descent Into Irrelevancy

A Descent Into Irrelevancy

There’s no denying it, is there? We live in the grandest country in the world. Sound familiar? I’m sure that’s what we’d all like to think – the way we grew up thinking – and it’ll always be like that, right? Perhaps not so much. I am indebted to Jeff Daniels, actor, musician and playwright, […]

The Eye of the Beholder

The Eye of the Beholder

Samantha Brick has recently made herself the talk of the internet, television and newspapers. In case you haven’t heard Samantha is a journalist who has been exposing the downsides of being beautiful, as in, her beauty. Brick claims that she has suffered throughout her life especially from jealous women who are scared to leave their […]

LIBROTRAFICANTE: BOOK BAN IN ARIZONA

LIBROTRAFICANTE: BOOK BAN IN ARIZONA

[media-credit name=”hightechaztec” align=”aligncenter” width=”300″][/media-credit] Photo of Tony Diaz, with some Banned Books in Arizona “My first job as a child was to translate the outside world for my parents. Now, I translate our culture for the rest of the world.” -Tony Diaz ………. Tony Diaz is leading one of several caravans from Texas to Arizona. […]

By March 8, 2012 3 Comments Read More →
LifeLock: “People to Lose their Jobs”

LifeLock: “People to Lose their Jobs”

[media-credit id=2 align=”aligncenter” width=”225″][/media-credit]LifeLock, the online identity theft protection outfit, is once again in trouble. That shouldn’t surprise anyone that’s followed the company. After all, the business seems to be based on a string of lies fabricated by Robert J. Maynor Jr., a man legally barred from working in the credit repair industry, due to […]

Racial Hazing and the Deaths of Private Danny Chen and Lance Corporal Harry Lew: Asian Americans in the Military

Racial Hazing and the Deaths of Private Danny Chen and Lance Corporal Harry Lew: Asian Americans in the Military

[media-credit name=”Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images” align=”aligncenter” width=”594″][/media-credit] Last year in 2011, there were a couple of deaths of Asian American men in the military. Army Private Danny Chen (19) and Marine, Lance Corporal Harry Lew (21). I will outline what happened to Private Chen here. Private Chen was an Asian American from New York […]

By February 18, 2012 4 Comments Read More →
ON RACISM IN AMERICA, 2012

ON RACISM IN AMERICA, 2012

[media-credit name=”Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images” align=”alignright” width=”200″][/media-credit]Recently, I’d sent out the links below, regarding the racist Hoekstra campaign ad and video.  The first link is for a Care2 petition against his ad and the second link is of a Youtube “out takes,” parody by the Asian American comedian, Kristina Wong. Peter Hoekstra is running […]

By February 13, 2012 4 Comments Read More →
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