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Derrick Jensen on the necessity of armed revolution, the futility of conservation, and the inherent violence of science

A few nights ago, as a part of Eastern Michigan University’s weeklong “Activism and Education” festivities, noted author and environmental activist Derrick Jensen addressed students and members of the Ypsilanti community at Pease Auditorium. What follow are my very rough notes. As I spent half my time mopping sweat from my red, wrinkled brow, I’m […]

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Double standards

Courtland Milloy posed an interesting question in today’s Washington Post… What would the response of government and citizenry have been if the armed militia movement we’re seeing spread across America had been almost exclusively black, instead of white? Here’s a clip: Imagine that the inauguration of President George W. Bush had sparked an explosive rise […]

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Throwing oil and shaving heads

According to recent reports, the amount of crude oil pouring into the Gulf of Mexico may be ten times more than was first estimated, or up to 70,000 barrels a day. In spite of this, Tony Hayward, the CEO of BP, the company responsible for the spill, seems to be of the opinion that it’s […]

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