Monthly Archives February 2012

Free Mohammed Nasheed

(from daily kos and Bill McKibben:) …(this is) about one of our real allies on this planet, the president of the Maldive Islands, Mohammed Nasheed. He’s arguably the Mandela of the Indian Ocean–he spent six years in jail before forcing an election that overthrew the country’s longstanding autocrat. But this morning some kind of sketchy […]

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House Republicans arrest journalist at fracking hearing

a quick diary on a clear violation of the First Amendment. Josh Fox who made the documentary “Gasland” was ordered arrested by House Republicans for attempting to film and report on a hearing concerning fracking in natural gas drilling. From Huffpo’s Zach Carter: In a stunning break with First Amendment policy on Capitol Hill, House […]

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