Jan 17, 2023

Your Letters, Week of Jan. 18

Re-enactment The scene in Brasilia recently was reminiscent of the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol by then-outgoing President Donald Trump’s supporters, who...
Jan 17, 2023

End Title 42 and Closed Borders

By Peter Orvetti The crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border continues, with no policy solution in sight. During the 2022 fiscal year, nearly 2.4 million migrants...
Jan 10, 2023

Malled to Death: Killing towns with consumerism

By Craig J. Corsini One can describe them any way one likes. The most polite may be “artificial topography,” but I prefer “armpits of retail,”...
Jan 3, 2023

Go Global: World governance for no war

By Lawrence S. Wittner Russia’s war upon Ukraine should be a reminder that violent international conflicts not only persist, but constitute a plague upon the...
Jan 3, 2023

Your Letters, Week of Jan. 4

Elephant in the Room The most underreported story list is a list of distractions, important stories to be sure, in what many would consider, pre-COVID...
Jan 3, 2023

Culture Crush, Week of Jan. 4

Santa Rosa Charlie Musselwhite at LBC Mississippi-born, Memphis-raised, Grammy Award-winning music legend Charlie Musselwhite celebrates the release of his new album, Mississippi Son, with a live...
Dec 27, 2022

Hidden From View: Project Censored’s Top 10 Stories

One pattern dominates this year By Paul Rosenberg Each year, Project Censored, long based at Sonoma State University, releases a list of significant stories which they...
Dec 27, 2022

Culture Crush, Week of Dec. 28

Forestville Wine & Food Pairing Russian River Vineyards’ chef Gustavo Lopez and winemaker Giovanni Balistreri have put together a special culinary experience to kick off the...