Pacifica Radio, the iconic progressive radio network, is currently dealing with several major crises including an audit from the California Attorney General's Office, layoffs, divisive infighting and dwindling fundraising and listenership.
Alison Weir's new book, Against Our Better Judgment, exposes little-known facts about Zionist manipulation of American policy makers in the creation of Israel in 1948. It helps explain how the United States became entangled in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on the side of Israel.
A ragged band of Canadians took a fishing boat into the frigid waters of the North Pacific Ocean in 1971 to try to stop a nuclear weapons test on the island of Amchitka. With that action, they started the environmental group Greenpeace and, in addition to saving many a whale, revolutionized political activism and advocacy journalism.