Monthly Archives: August 2018

That Incredible Stand-Up Guy, John Brennan – Architect of U.S. Drone Warfare Program, the Best Terrorist Incubator Yet Created

Brennan was the architect of one of ‘the most highly unlawful and immoral practices the United States has ever undertaken’ – the U.S. policy of targeted assassination by drone Freedom of the Press Foundation executive director Trevor Timm wrote in The Guardian that Brennan was “a defender of torture, the architect of America’s drone program and…

Three Years Late, Has CNN Finally Discovered the U.S. Role in the Saudi War on Yemen?

Has CNN finally discovered the U.S.’s complicity in the brutal, horrific war being waged largely upon Yemeni civilians by Saudi Arabia? Previously they’ve appeared well-aware of the war, but painfully, willfully ignorant of the U.S. role in it. A recent report on the network may be cause for some encouragement. President Barack Obama signed off…

The Overthrow of Mossadeq: 65 Years Ago the United States Ruined Iran’s Best Chance for Democracy

Sixty five years ago, on August 19, 1953, a CIA backed coup d’etat overthrew the popular nationalist leader of Iran, Mohammed Mossadeq, yielding disastrous consequences that nation and the United States continue to deal with in 2018, as President Donald J. Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and National Security Advisor John Bolton all appear…

Last Chance to Support Local Compost – Write Sonoma County Waste Management Agency Today, Help Reduce GHG Emissions & Mitigate Climate Change

If you support our Sonoma County climate change goals and efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at the local level, the Petaluma Community Guild and Raucous Rooster invite you to write the Sonoma County Waste Management Agency today in support of local municipal compost. Will Bakx and Alan Siegle, the two Sonoma County residents behind…

No Going Back

This week we’d like to wish Wendell Berry a wonderful 84th birthday. We’ve only just discovered this gem of a poem, graphic courtesy of The Berry Center.