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Bill Willers is emeritus professor of biology, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh now living in Middleton, WI. He is founder of Superior Wilderness Action Network (SWAN) and editor of Learning to Listen to the Land and Unmanaged Landscapes, both from Island Press. He posts occasionally online at OpEdNews, Common Dreams, Counterpunch and Dissident Voice.

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Wednesday, January 22, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The King Assassination and Pretense
(2 comments) Cites 1999 trial conclusion that King was assassinated by a conspiracy involving the US Government and mainstream media's shunning of the trial.

Sunday, September 12, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Alan Simpson, Social Security, and the Welfare Barons of the Livestock Industry
(5 comments) Spotlights taxpayer subsidizing of a minority of Western ranchers who graze their livestock on millions of acres of public land at a fraction or market. It is particularly germane now in that Alan Simpson, a Wyoming rancher, co-chairs Obama's Deficit Committee, which has authority to dismantle this swindle.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Increasing Threats To The 9/11 Truth Movement
(13 comments) As the 9/11 Truth Movement grows globally and attracts ever more technical expertise, growing threats against it are coming from certain legal, journalistic and bureaucratic interests.

Sunday, May 16, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Of Oil Rigs and Nukes
(1 comments) The article compares the Gulf Oil Spill with the possibility of a similar event at a nuclear power plant and argues that nuclear radiation is such that a nuclear accident of similar scale would be vastly more catastrophic.

Saturday, April 17, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
"Anybody's Son Will Do"
(2 comments) A powerful 1983 anti-war film, "Anybody's Son Will Do", having "disappeared" for many years, has now been posted on YouTube.

Saturday, March 13, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
9/11, ABC, the Washington Post, and Too Many Holes to Plug
(2 comments) Mainstream media is now paying attention to the 9/11 Truth Movement, apparently with a goal of quashing it.

Thursday, February 4, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
AN ATTACK FROM HARVARD LAW ON THE ESCALATING 9/11 TRUTH MOVEMENT
(19 comments) This is a critique of an article by two Harvard professors of law that attack the 9/11 Truth Movement.

Friday, January 22, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
CONGRESSIONAL PROGRESSIVES CAN CREATE A PROGRESSIVE PARTY: A PROPOSED LETTER
(2 comments) A proposal in letter form that congressional progressives form a Progressive Party

Saturday, October 24, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Tallying Folly and Swindle
(2 comments) A tallying of U.S. per capita expenditure of wars and bailout.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Are Distorted Polls a Campaign Tactic?
(3 comments) Many are surprised at reports of McCain, so like Bush, surging in polls. There is good reason to suspect the results of polls conducted and reported by media with a vested interest in the outcome of elections.

Monday, September 1, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
ZOGBY POLL SETUP
(3 comments) When poll results seem unreasonable, and where there are signs of particular leanings on the part of the pollster, the critical mind begins to dwell on the subtle ways in which poll results might be used to favor a particular philosophy.

Friday, July 11, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Why Are "Progressive" Media Burying 9/11?
(24 comments) Journalists in what are traditionally considered "progressive" and left of center outlets continue, like corporate journalists, to avoid coverage of "unanswered questions" surrounding the 9/11 attacks.

Tuesday, May 27, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Destroying Nature: Libertarianism and Unregulated Free Markets
Libertarianism and devotion to the "magic" of unregulated free markets guarantee destruction of nature and its processes.

Friday, February 22, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Population, Overshoot, Crash, Grandchildren
(1 comments) Already grossly overpopulated, the earth is headed rapidly toward the 7 billion mark and beyond.

Sunday, February 10, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Deadly Invitation
(3 comments) The Democratic Party has waxed well in the corporate media environment. Why would it now want to "work with" progressive media?

Sunday, January 27, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Kucinich: Trashed by his own Democratic Party
(1 comments) Kucinich, whose stand against concentration of media made him a problem for network owners, was shut out of debates. Democratic Party failure to support him points to their corporate friendly position.

Sunday, January 20, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Bread and Circuses and the General Electric Presidential Debate
(1 comments) Corporate owned mass media provide a Roman "circus" of mind-numbing entertainment while simultaneously controlling political discussion.

Sunday, January 13, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The Invisible Man And Our Chance For Dramatic Change
(11 comments) Kucinich, whose platform for dramatic change is a threat to the established corporate system, has been rendered to the extent possible invisible by a corporate owned media.

Wednesday, January 9, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
A Question of Hypocrisy
Asks John McCain, who has stated his hatred of hypocrisy, how his administration might deal with hypocritical aspects of U.S. foreign policy.

Saturday, January 5, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
A Question For All Candidates
(1 comments) Deals with the question of the inclusion of "third party" candidates in presidential debates by asking democratic and republican candidates their views.