Monthly Archives: January 2015

Kevin Robinson Died for Chicago’s Green Illusion

Kevin Robinson was the Chicago Police Department officer who accidentally inhaled a cleaning substance in the Morgan Park station, had to be put into a medically induced coma and subsequently died (“Family, friends stunned by officer’s death”, Chicago Tribune, April 8th, 2011).     … Continue reading

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I’ll Say It Again: No Nukes!

The nuclear industries and its cheerleaders in industry and politics want us to look on reactors as keeping the air clean.  What they perpetually and conveniently omit is that we have ever-more nuclear waste, including what was produced during nuclear reactors’ very first days of operation.  … Continue reading

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For the masses to continue to be oblivious, the police must be hypervigilant

 My dog is a Briard, an ancient herding breed.  We have no flock.  She gently herds small children at campsites who run away from their family’s camper, insists our home’s visitors sit down and sit still, and seems puzzled at … Continue reading

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3D DON’Ts

3D DON’Ts (480) by Maja Ramirez The breathless endorsements of 3-D printing make old methods sound stupid and outdated, as if they deserve to be on their way out. But why should a chess piece, or a mug, come from pressing a … Continue reading

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