Should the Military Force Protect the Environment?
DECEMBER 23, 2008
In Nicaragua, the army patrols beaches to protect sea turtle eggs. Thought-provoking article in the Boston Globe.some green thinkers are now coming to a surprising conclusion: In exceptional circumstances, they say, the only effective way to protect the environment may be at the barrel of a gun. In some cases, notably in Africa, biodiversity is threatened by military conflict, or by well-armed gangs of poachers.
We Interrupt Regularly Scheduled.
AUGUST 6, 2009
backed Contra’s secret war against Nicaragua’s Sandinista government and has consistently opposed the policies of the democratically-elected pro-reform Latin American presidents. (4) We interrupt regularly scheduled deconstructing, editorializing, commenting and ranting to bring you a letter from John Perkins : Dear Friends Speaking of Democracy, Honduras, and President Obama. In writing my new book Hoodwinked (Random House, Nov 2009 publication date), I recently visited Central America.