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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.
(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.
(2 comments) SHARE Saturday, April 17, 2010 "Anybody's Son Will Do"
A powerful 1983 anti-war film, "Anybody's Son Will Do", having "disappeared" for many years, has now been posted on YouTube.
(13 comments) SHARE Wednesday, June 16, 2010 Increasing Threats To The 9/11 Truth Movement
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.
(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.
(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.
(5 comments) SHARE Sunday, September 12, 2010 Alan Simpson, Social Security, and the Welfare Barons of the Livestock Industry
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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(24 comments) SHARE Friday, July 11, 2008 Why Are "Progressive" Media Burying 9/11?
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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(1 comments) SHARE Sunday, January 27, 2008 Kucinich: Trashed by his own Democratic Party
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.
(1 comments) SHARE Sunday, May 16, 2010 Of Oil Rigs and Nukes
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.
(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.
(3 comments) SHARE Monday, September 1, 2008 ZOGBY POLL SETUP
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.
(2 comments) SHARE Wednesday, January 22, 2014 The King Assassination and Pretense
Cites 1999 trial conclusion that King was assassinated by a conspiracy involving the US Government and mainstream media's shunning of the trial.
(3 comments) SHARE Wednesday, September 17, 2008 Are Distorted Polls a Campaign Tactic?
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.
(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".
(1 comments) SHARE Saturday, January 5, 2008 A Question For All Candidates
Deals with the question of the inclusion of "third party" candidates in presidential debates by asking democratic and republican candidates their views.