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Bill Willers is emeritus professor of biology, University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh. Founder/former director of the Superior Wilderness Action Network (SWAN), editor of 'Learning to Listen to the Land' and 'Unmanaged Landscapes', both from Island Press. Zoologist, biocentrist, socialist, anti-IMF, anti-globalist, pro-Chavez, pro-Palestinian. Online articles at Counterpunch, Dissident Voice, Greanville Post, Veterans Today, Information Clearing House, Common Dreams, OpEdNews.
SHARE Sunday, February 6, 2022 Mainstream Journalism: Substandard and Repressive
Journalism professor Sam Woolley reveals in an interview on PBS the journalistic tendency toward censorship of perceived "misinformation" and the reliance on officially declared "experts" for reporting. Such journalists make themselves the arbiters of what is reported as "truth".
(40 comments) SHARE Saturday, January 18, 2020 A Sanders/Gabbard Ticket: The Best Available Combination
This is an argument for a Sanders/Gabbard ticket. The 2 are philosophically in synch like no 2 other democratic contenders, such that they could be vastly more effective together than apart over time. Gabbard would continue their work after Sanders has had to bow out due to age.
(9 comments) SHARE Sunday, September 22, 2019 When Members Of Congress Ignore The Public
The article covers an example of U.S. Senators becoming part of a governmental conspiracy of silence regarding a crime against the U.S. Constitution and American citizens.
(6 comments) SHARE Monday, January 14, 2019 Global Conflict + IMF's Electronic Currency; What Kind Of Citizen?
A case that "elites" and elements of the US Government have for more than a century used "managed conflict" to justify massive defense expenditures and moves toward one world government. At the same time, steps are being made toward a single global electronic currency that would serve the same purpose as individual chips.
(3 comments) SHARE Sunday, October 28, 2018 Comedian As Political Activist
Considers the role of comedians, Stephen Colbert in particular, as political activists who, in supporting a particular political party, play an important role in forming public perceptions. In doing so they reinforce the validity of the Two-Party System.
(4 comments) SHARE Monday, July 23, 2018 Living In The Interesting Times Of The Russiagate Myth
An organization of professional intelligence officers has determined via independent expert analysis that the DNC was not hacked. Data was leaked from inside the DNC. The "Russiagate" scenario is a fabrication. Nevertheless, they have been unable to get their facts presented in news media.
(13 comments) SHARE Sunday, July 15, 2018 The Democrats' Bright New Penny
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez emerged suddenly as exactly what an ailing Democratic Party needs. Considering the actions of earlier stars who promised so much, it would be well to remember that she will be within the DNC fold and under its control.
(8 comments) SHARE Tuesday, March 27, 2018 The Main Route To Moscow
Describes the US/NATO military buildup against Russia's western border in light of the history of invasions of Russia through that area.
(85 comments) SHARE Wednesday, December 20, 2017 US Government Missing $21,000,000,000,000
The article concerns tens of trillions of undocumented dollars to Defense and HUD, there being no record of the source of the money or how it was spent.
(11 comments) SHARE Thursday, January 19, 2017 The Desire Not To Know
The bulk of the American public wallows in the myth of "exceptionalism" as the world looks on.
(29 comments) SHARE Friday, September 23, 2016 A Cashless Society: Orwell's Perfect 1984 Scenario
Bail-ins of personal accounts and negative interest rates on personal accounts are part of a larger, long-range strategy by government and the financial sector to eliminate the use of physical cash and to make "money" strictly electronic. This marks the ultimate in governmental control of the individual.
(5 comments) SHARE Monday, September 5, 2016 Kaepernick and Ali: Two of a Kind
Kaepernick's protest mirrors Muhammad Ali's refusal to be drafted in 1967, and public reaction has been similar in both instances. Nevertheless, history came to see Ali in a different light. How Kaepernick fares over time is yet to be seen.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, August 10, 2016 Notes on a Republican Campaign for Congress
An ex U.S. Marine intelligence officer, foreign policy advisor and "thought leader" seemingly with as many political, governmental, military, think tank and business connections as stars in the heavens, and with his own super pac, is running for Congress so he can fight for "American ideals", protect "our way of life" and defend the Constitution. But he's "not a politician".
(12 comments) SHARE Wednesday, July 27, 2016 Trump: The Lesser Of Two Evils
The case is strong that Hillary Clinton, given her history and strong links to military interests, is vastly more dangerous than Donald Trump. The GOP has the capacity to contain a President Trump, whereas the Clintons are the top power in the Democratic Party.
(3 comments) SHARE Thursday, July 14, 2016 The End of the Sanders Revolution
A 600 word comment directed to Sanders with regard to his endorsement of Clinton, who represents all that he claimed to be working against.
(5 comments) SHARE Saturday, May 21, 2016 It's The Two-Party System Stupid!
The Two-Party System has succeeded in keeping alternative political viewpoints away from public consideration. Populist Sanders has an opportunity to run as an independent or under an "alternate" party banner and lessen the stranglehold the two major parties enjoy.
(3 comments) SHARE Friday, March 4, 2016 "Places To Go" For Progressive Voters
The Democratic Party seems to believe that Sanders supporters will ultimately fall in line. If the Sanders campaign fails to take the nomination, many of his supporters are pledging not to cave to the Clinton campaign and will vote Sanders as a write-in, for Trump, or for Jill Stein of the Green Party.