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Amy Goodman on Independent News

Amy Goodman on Independent News

I recently attended the Los Angeles Green Festival, an event showcasing eco-friendly concepts from sustainable food to hemp clothing to electric cars. As a blogger/journalist, the highlight of the event for me was a talk by Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! about her new book, The Silenced Majority: Stories of Uprisings, Occupations, Resistance, and Hope, a collection […]

David Bronner On Why Washington State Voters Should Vote YES on I-522

David Bronner On Why Washington State Voters Should Vote YES on I-522

I-522 is a Washington state initiative and concerns the labeling of genetically modified foods.  Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps issued a special label in support of it and the company is the single largest donor backing the initiative. Diane Fornbacher recently conducted a short phone interview with one of Ladybud’s favorite conscientious companies about their efforts […]

Pacifica Radio, A Truly Progressive Voice of Dissent

Pacifica Radio, A Truly Progressive Voice of Dissent

Everyone loves a good NPR piece. For a long time, it was my go-to radio station. Recently, however, I’ve found a new love in Pacifica Radio. What is amazing about Pacifica is, well, everything. In an age of government spying, covert wars, and a crackdown on civil liberties, it is increasingly important to have a full […]

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning Found Innocent Of Aiding The Enemy, Guilty Of 19 Other Counts

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning Found Innocent Of Aiding The Enemy, Guilty Of 19 Other Counts

After an eight-week trial, Army Private First Class Bradley Manning has been found guilty of 19 out of 22 criminal counts, including five counts of violating the Espionage Act of 1917, five counts of theft, one count computer fraud and some other military infractions, but was acquitted of the most serious charge of aiding the […]