This morning, while breaking up camp on Mount Desert Island, I noticed that someone had placed a small polyester American flag next to a water spigot. In the course of regular use, the water spigot had hit the soil, kicked up some of that soil,
In the wake of a recent spill of thousands of gallons of hydrofracking fluids into the watersheds of Pennsylvania, Marcellus Shale Protest has organized a series of demonstrations to call our leaders’ attention to the public and environmental health dangers of the procedure called “fracking.”
Ross the Keystone State activist writes in today to let us know about two upcoming protests: 1. On Thursday, October 14 from 4:30-6:00 pm at the intersection of 9th and Hamilton in Allentown, PA there will be an Anti-Fracking protest to protect Pennsylvania’s already-threatened groundwater:
You can buy plenty of stuff that’s made in the USA, if only you get off of your lazy ass and take a minute to look for it. A case in point is Channel Craft, a company in Chaleroi, Pennsylvania.
Pat Meehan is campaigning from lobbyists’ offices in Washington D.C., so what makes the people living back in the 7th district of Pennsylvania think Meehan will represent their interests in Congress?
Have you been involved in just about any activist events in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania over the past twelve months? If your answer to this questions is “Yes,” then you might have been spied on by contractors for the Pennsylvania Office of Homeland Security. Here’s
Fact Check: Mountaintop Removal Protest Labeled “Terrorist” by PA Homeland Security Was Entirely Peaceful
There’s disturbing news on the Homeland Security front that you may have heard about if you live in the state of Pennsylvania. If you live elsewhere you’re not likely to have heard a word, since wire services and newspapers outside Pennsylvania have neglected to cover
Have you heard the sound of one President’s silence while quiet eyes watch?
Jason Altmire is a U.S. Representative in Congress. His job is to represent the people of the 4th district of Pennsylvania. FEC data show that on October 23, 2009, Jason Altmire received a $1,000 check from the Tenet Healthcare Corporation PAC. Tenet is a for-profit
Why did Democratic Representative Jason Altmire demand this week that his party champion tax cuts for the rich? Follow the money: (Sources: FEC, That’s My Congress)
Did you know that the private, religious Catholic Schools of the Philadelphia Archdiocese are subsidized by the taxpayers of the state of Pennsylvania? It’s true; statewide, Catholic schools in Pennsylvania receive $9.5 million in every year in state subsidies so the religious schools can buy