Author: Erik Loomis

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PETA Porn Site

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On August 21, 2011
Oh for Christ’s sake: In another sensational attempt to draw attention to the plight of animals, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is planning to launch a porn site later this year. A spokeswoman for the group says the site will feature adult content along with graphic images of animals that viewers may […]

Verizon Strike Ends

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On August 20, 2011

Verizon workers have called off their strike, the nation’s largest in the past 4 years, after the company agreed to temporarily extend the contract and come back to the bargaining table. The str

Tar Sands Action

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On August 20, 2011
In what is being billed as the biggest act of climate change civil disobedience in history, a group of 70 environmental activists, including Bill McKibben and Dan Choi, are sitting-in near the White House and being arrested to protest the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. When the largest action is 70 people, it certainly suggests […]

Ohio Republicans Cave

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On August 18, 2011
It’s been interesting watching how Wisconsin and Ohio have dealt with their individual union-busting Tea Party legislatures and governors. Wisconsin got all the press. In fact, I was pretty disappointed with the protests in Ohio–thousands came out, but they seemed to make little difference. They didn’t receive the media attention of those in Madison. The […]
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