OpEdNews: New Book Concludes Chernobyl death toll is 985,000, mostly from cancer

This past April 26th marked the 24th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear plant accident. It came as the nuclear industry and pro-nuclear government officials in the United States and other nations were trying to “revive” nuclear power. And it followed the publication of a book, the most comprehensive study ever made, on the impacts of […]

Green Party leader Bill Holloway of Texas passes away

(See funeral arrangements at bottom.) Message from Kat Swift, Co-Chair Green Party of Texas: January 10, 2009 The Green Party of Texas mourns the tragic loss of Bill Holloway. Bill was a dedicated leader who was currently serving as the Co-Chair of the Travis County Green Party in Austin, TX.  He will be missed as […]

Words of Nobel Laureate Harold Pinter, who died at 78

Originally posted using ShareThis (excerpt) The Associated Press: Wife says Nobel Laureate Harold Pinter dies at 78 LONDON (AP) — Harold Pinter, praised as the most influential British playwright of his generation and a longtime voice of political protest, has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 78… The Nobel Prize gave Pinter […]

For Memorial Day: Cindy Sheehan, Casey, and why we must help citizen candidates

Cindy Sheehan is running for Congress as an independent candidate. Many people will remember that Cindy Sheehan’s son was a soldier who was killed in the Iraq War. Cindy Sheehan is often known as the “Peace Mom”, because having her son die in an unjust war motivated her to become a spokesperson for peace and […]

A moment for Susan Blake

Waiting Only through your death could we see your life laid out before us Only as you are fallen could we see the depth and intricacy of the foundation you created I recall another friend like you a lover of nature who nearly cherished that which was dead how it turned back to dirt and […]