[Note: This was originally published on July 4, 2003.]
The following was Green Delaware’s 2002 Fourth of July message. We don’t
normally resend material, but in the past year a climate of repression has
arisen that is reminiscent of the “Palmer Raids” of 1918-1921, justified by
fear of “communism.” The parallels are worthy of thought: Continue reading
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Earth Day thoughts
SB 234, latest Delaware “recycling” bill, shuts down container deposit program rather than fixing it.Â This isn’t good enough.Â Please ask Senators to hold off voting on this bill until it can be fixed.
Last week was the 40th anniversary of the first Earth Day in 1970.Â Few serious environmental campaigners have much interest any more in Earth Day, which is mostly now celebrated by big polluters “greenwashing” themselves.Â But it is still a good time to reflect on where we are and how we arrived. Continue reading
Agitators created America, and it’s their feisty spirit and outright rebelliousness that we celebrate on our national holiday.
Are you an agitator? You know, one of those people who won’t leave well enough alone, who’s always questioning authority and trying to stir things up. Continue reading
This is from News Journal columnist and Editorial Board member Ron Williams.
Green Delaware has been seeking an end to the state subsidy for WHYY for many years.
Friday 22 May 2009
by: Bill Moyers and Michael Winship, t r u t h o u t | Perspective
(Photo: Robin Dude / flickr )
In 2003, a young Illinois state senator named Barack Obama told an AFL-CIO meeting, “I am a proponent of a single-payer universal health care program.”
by Dr. Marcia Angell
The Senate Finance Committee’s hearings on health reform earlier this month did not include testimony from any advocate for single-payer insurance. Physicians for a National Health Program, which represents 16,000 doctors, asked the committee to invite me to testify, but it chose not to. If I had been invited, this is what I would have said:
Welch denounces corporate obsessions
By Francesco Guerrera in New York
Published: March 13 2009 02:00
Last updated: March 13 2009 02:00
Jack Welch, who is regarded as the father of the “shareholder value” movement that has dominated the corporate world for more than 20 years, has said that it was “a dumb idea” for executives to focus so heavily on quarterly profits and share price gains.