I have been forthright and will remain so that Jimmy Carter was a bad president. Let’s just say that some liberals will not be happy when my obituary is published. But Carter also deserves credi
On April 20, 1946, the International Fishermen and Allied Workers of America (IFAWA) Local 46, a communist led union of largely Native Alaskans, walked off the job to demand wage increases, shorter wo
Republicans are moving step by step closer to their long-term goal of declaring unions illegal. They are getting more brazen about it too. Fresh off the Alaska shitshow to destroy its higher education
Being constitutionally disinclined to stay home for more than a few days at a time, I was roaming around northwest Pennsylvania yesterday and visited Pithole City, which was a oil boom town between 18
Happy 25th Anniversary to the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Those were some good times. What did biologists discover from it? That the oil industry is horrible for wildlife: Scientists had traditionally bel
Dead Horse Trail (originally known as White Pass Trail), Alaska, circa 1898.
A lot of interesting stories today, too many to comment upon: 1. Neil Genzlinger on the absurd proliferation of strip club scenes on television. As he points out, the problem with the scenes is not so
Huh. Well, I guess maybe that secures Alaska’s 3 electoral votes for McCain. It should also play well in British Columbia. If McCain is picking Palin (and we should note that this hasn’t e