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[By Patti Walters, with Photos and Intro by Alice Whittenburg] In 1886, in Santa Clara County vs. the Southern Pacific Railroad, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled that corporations have rights and responsibilities just as human beings do, and in this way gave birth to the Corporate “Person.” On Mother’s Day (May […]
The Desert: 107 Degrees on Mother’s Day by Judy Ray Oh, but it’s a dry heat! The chorus repeats like the continuous murmur of mourning doves rustling to rest in palm trees. With a gasp we step out into the oven, praying for mercy. A dry heat, yes! You could flick a flint against the […]
In the summer of 1990 I briefly worked as a temporary secretary at the Leo Burnett ad agency in the Chicago Loop. Tobacco giant Philip Morris was one of Burnett’s valued clients, and I remember being told that I should run instantly to find an appropriate account representative whenever there was a call from Philip […]
Service workers from around town and adjunct faculty members from the university joined forces to fight for a livable wage and salary in a rally on April 15 that took place at the University of Arizona. After the rally, Doctress Neutopia interviews Green Party members about what is happening with the Greens on campus.
In the wake of the world economic crisis of 2008 much has been made, both by economists and the American government, of the need for the rest of the world to take up the “burden” of consuming that the United States had been carrying until then. As Barack Obama stated shortly before the 2009 Group […]
Cowspiracy: TheSustainability Secret is a 2014 documentary that was made with great skill by Keegan Kuhn and Kip Andersen, despite their tight budget. While Kuhn operates the camera, Andersen demonstrates in an engaging and sometimes humorous way just how bad animal agriculture is for our planet. Though Cowspiracy also touches on the cruelty involved in […]
This article was created by editing down and rewording the articles that are linked throughout—Ed In 33 of 35 cases the federal government spent more on private contractors than on public employees for the same services. Bad Business: Billions of Taxpayer Dollars Wasted on Hiring Contractors * Health Care: Markups of 100%….1,000%….100,000% In his most […]