creative activism

Military-Friendly: Zooming Into the State-Level War Machine

It's a pretty boring drive. My friends in Sweden always engage their rose-colored paradigms when I talk about driving in the US. They think it's like Thelma and Louise or that Johnny Depp commercial where he's driving out in the desert at sunset, burying some jewelry in the midst of a wide expanse of red [...]

By |2019-02-25T17:58:18-05:00October 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

From Paris with power

  I write this on my fourth evening in Paris. I have five more to go. So far I have seen the veritable spectrum of response to COP21 - the UN climate talks. I have seen the painfully stupid (climate change denying film premieres), I have seen the vehemently inspirational and powerful (Indigenous People's actions, stories [...]

By |2019-02-25T17:58:56-05:00December 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

#StopTheFERCus

As part of a week and a half long action, Beyond Extreme Energy is occupying, or rather FERCupying the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) demanding alternatives and answers to their heavy handed greenlighting of fracking sites, pipelines and plants. Today, Thursday May 28th, activists showed no signs of fatigue or lack of creativity as they set [...]

By |2019-02-25T17:59:09-05:00May 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

War criminals throwing stones…

"I have been a member of this committee for years and I have never seen anything as disgraceful and outrageous and despicable..." You know that feeling you get when someone says something that is just so laughably absurd that you feel yourself stuck in this mental and emotional limbo between anger and hysterical laughter, typically settling somewhere [...]

By |2019-02-25T17:59:16-05:00January 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments