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Sell off all fossil fuel investments now

The April 2018 interview on “Glen’s Parallax Perspectives” explores an important aspect of the climate crisis that has been largely neglected.  If people pay attention to this aspect, we can protect the climate and also save ourselves from serious financial losses. The climate crisis has forced the world to start…

Exposing fear and anger so we can make progress

Expose politicians’ exploitation of fear Throughout the 2016 election campaign season and after his inauguration, Trump was provoking fear and anger. He provoked fear of various groups of vulnerable people and urged people to retaliate against them. He exploited people’s fear of economic and social insecurity then directed people’s antagonism…

Our nation’s political crisis: How we got into it—and how to get out

Thoughtful people know that the US is facing one of the most serious political crises in our nation’s history. A narcissistic, grossly ignorant, and psychologically unstable huckster has gained enormous political power. Worldwide, people are worrying about how to get out of this mess. By February 20, 2017 the Olympia…

An Open Letter to the Lacey City Council

My name is Glen Anderson. I have lived in Lacey for 41 years. During all these 41 years I have never heard of a Lacey City Council member saying anything so ignorant – so mean-spirited – as what Jason Hearn said about Muslims. The people of Lacey are better than…

Endless wars serve nothing more than the U.S. military-industrial complex

70 years of endless wars For more than 70 years the U.S. has attacked many, many countries and overthrown their governments—including real democracies that U.S. businesses and politicians did not like. Likewise, the U.S. has armed and supported many, many dictators who served U.S. business and geo-political interests. However, 1942…

Public opinion prevented a war

Use honest words (September 25) In response to allegations that Syria’s president Bashar Assad had used chemical weapons, everybody was clamoring that someone must “do something.”  In the United States, “do something” was assumed to mean “do something” violent!  Diplomacy was essentially “off the table.” Likewise, most politicians and news…

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