Category Archives: disaster capitalism

NO on the Keystone XL Pipeline

Jon Quitslund “Guard well our human chain,/ Watch well you keep it strong,/As long as sun will shine.” (Pete Seeger, 1919-2014) I am writing in anticipation of a demonstration in Seattle on Monday, February 3, saying “NO” in response to the … Continue reading

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For the New Year

Jon Quitslund “A soul that is not confused is not a soul.”  Howard Norman starts an appealing memoir, I Hate to Leave this Beautiful Place (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013), with this line from a twelfth-century Japanese poet, Saigyo.  I take … Continue reading

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