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DVD Review: Who Killed The Electric Car?

Ten “highlights” from a documentary everyone should watch: 1) Tom Hanks raving about his General Motors EV1 (Electrical Vehicle 1) to David Letterman. The car, launched in 1996, produced no...
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The U.S. vs. The People

The surprise is not that the NYPD spied on protestors in advance of the 2004 Republican National Convention, which was held, with “Democrat” Mayor Bloomberg’s full blessing and support, in...
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DVD Review: The U.S. Vs. John Lennon

“Anyone who didn’t like this country could either shut up or leave. I think that’s what all of us felt.” Former FBI agent M Wesley Swearengen. “I love the place....
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Ugly Rumours: Faith Brothers reform?

It may not be a coincidence that Billy Franks chose last week to release the Faith Brothers back catalogue online for free download. Yesterday, after I posted a piece about...
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Global Warming: Food For Thought?

From Stephen Shapin’s piece in The New Yorker of January 27 entitled Vegetable Love: The History Of Vegetarianism. “A recent report by the U.N.’s Food and Agriculture Organization reckons that...
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Sign O’ The Times?

I took this photo at Madrid International Airport yesterday: three major business/news magazines lined up in a row, all concerned enough with environmental issues to make the subject a cover...
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State of the Planet Address?

The annual winter deep freeze has set in here on the east coast, and not before time. As of Sunday morning, January 21, the temperature for the month in New...
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Death Does Not Bring Closure…

Two weeks ago, as the manner of Saddam Hussein’s execution became public knowledge through the release of the cell-phone snuff movie, I made the mistake of visiting the BBC’s web...
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