But currently the Obama administration has allowed only 90 Syrian refugees to make permanent homes in the United States from the start of the Syrian civil war through September. About 50 made the journey from camps outside Syria to live in the United States over the past year, including 20 admitted since Oct. 1.
You could say the situation in northeast Alberta, where oil companies are at odds with indigenous peoples and environmentalists, is complex. You wouldn’t be wrong. But there’s more. Shell, Syncrude, Chevron and many other corporations are extracting enormous volumes of […]
I started wasting time on FB today realizing I hadn’t checked in with Matt Taibbi recently. I stumbled across his post, Sarah Palin’s Impressively Incoherent ‘Duck Dynasty’ Comments. Maybe he meant “inappropriate,” I don’t know. Apparently, she has no […]
A stream flows toward its beginning Discolored, a transparent gone forever Childhood memory soon fades Of a quiet sunny afternoon breeze Momentary exchange temporary gain Selling of self, resistance, existence Past infinite to brief moment Of a quiet sunny […]
It all started here In swaying Santa Anas Arecales honed Summer, liquid night An immortalized paean On lives on lives on… Did you like this? Share it:Tweet
A man from the Pacific nation of Kiribati made the news worldwide this year with his application for refugee status in New Zealand. He got more attention than your average refugee applicant because he claimed to be a climate refugee. […]
For the last few decades, governments have willingly transferred increasing portions of the state’s power to transnational corporations. This has been done via “trade deals” and “investors’ rights,” and the process has been so gradual and artful that (in the […]
I haven’t seen Paul Ryan’s or Marco Rubio’s response and I don’t know if they can be classified as Tea Partiers or just self-absorbed. But, the Tea Party has weighed in on the legacy of Nelson Mandela: Ted Cruz trashed […]