We’ve Got a Matching Grant
We’ve Got a Matching Grant
A generous reader of Dispatches has been kind enough to offer a $500 matching grant for my Foundation Beyond Belief fundraiser. The goal was $2000…
Racist violence in Australia repelled by #illridewithyou
Racist violence in Australia repelled by #illridewithyou
by Elise Thomas Muslim youth unite with other faiths to light a vigil for victims of siege in Sydney. (Twitter/@mina_ysf) On December 15 in Martin…
Pipeline Under Lake Michigan May Be Leaking
Pipeline Under Lake Michigan May Be Leaking
In 2010, a pipeline owned by Enbridge leaked over 800,000 gallons of tar sands crude into the Kalamazoo River. One of my reporters for the Michigan…
The Return of ‘Legitimate Rape’ in Missouri
The Return of ‘Legitimate Rape’ in Missouri
You would think that politicians would have learned a lesson from watching Todd Akin destroy his entire political career with his dumb statements…
Breaking News:
Breaking News:
Morocco is currently undertaking efforts to drill for oil off the shores of Western Sahara. US oil company Kosmos Energy operates on a license…
Constellations: Control/Crisis/Junk
Constellations: Control/Crisis/Junk
Datawar In the comments to my previous post, Sketches on Mutant Design , RS Bakker raised an important point on the technologies insulated in the…
Michigan Legislators Furious About Satanic Display
Michigan Legislators Furious About Satanic Display
I’m having a lot of fun reading the hyperbolic response from Michigan legislators, eager to pander to the rubes by throwing a tantrum about the…
Grassroots climate resilience in dryland Africa
Grassroots climate resilience in dryland Africa
By New Internationalist We must listen to and work with those most affected by climate change, says Philip Goodwin. Read more here::       …