An Open Letter to Christopher Columbus
Since you’ve been in the news, it seems timely to drop you a line. After all, it’s not everyone that gets a US holiday in their honour. You and Martin Luther King. The two of you could hardly be more different …
Green Parties — What’s their future?
Are the Green Parties doing too little too late? Have they shrunk from telling the voters the full extent of the bad news because it’s electorally unappealling? Or has their time come at last? The former leader of the Green Party of Malta, Harry Vassallo, has a background with green politics in the European Union.
Also a human rights and animal rights lawyer , he’s well qualified to give us a Green overview and to answer key questions: Was it a mistake for the Greens to engage in the parliamentary process, rather than to remain apolitical activists lobbying all parties for the urgent changes that are long overdue? Might this have been a more successful means of giving the public the unvarnished ecological truths?
Lenin and Ukraine
Vladimir Lenin’s view on UKRAINE was vastly different from Vladimir Putin’s!
What Big Oil knew about climate change, in its own words
Four years ago, I traveled around America, visiting historical archives. I was looking for documents that might reveal the hidden history of climate change — and in particular, when the major coal, oil and gas companies became aware of the problem, and what they knew about it …