Help save Brontë’s 1830 version of “Mad Magazine” for the public

KW writes: For all of us Jane Eyre and Charlotte Bronte fans, this tiny book is a rare find! Written when Bronte was only 14 years old, it is a brilliant piece of satire. Bronte created this tiny work in the format of a men’s magazine. It includes a witty ad (see below), which observes […]

Peter Yarrow as apologist on Tim DeChristopher trial

Peter Yarrow’s article about Tim DeChristopher gets a lot right, and a lot wrong.   Yarrow rightly pins the blame squarely on President Bush for wrongly scheduling auctions to sell off mineral rights for protected land Then Yarrow veers off track, both factually and morally.  His misdirection is based on his inability to  pin the […]

Tim DeChristopher’s Court Speech: ‘This Is What Patriotism Looks Like’ (via Food Freedom)

April 2012 Update: Tim DeChristopher was put in isolation, and now seems to be let out of isolation. Story at The L Magazine: here. _____________________________ Tim DeChristopher, whose act of civil disobedience stopped the illegal auction of oil and gas leases on thousands of acres of public land, was sentenced yesterday to two years in […]

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