Tag Archives: Political Activism

Capitalism In Silicon Valley

Like most people in the Left, I’m fairly critical of the Capitalist system. It’s a system that is often exploitative of workers, it exploits natural resources and causes environmental and pollution problems, it leads to great inequalities between the rich … Continue reading

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A “Jobs Not Cuts” Rally in California

Last Wednesday, I dropped by the offices of California Representative Mike Honda to attend a gathering of political activists to ask Mike Honda and our government representatives to focus more on creating jobs. I had received an email from Move … Continue reading

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The Raging Grannies

Last Winter, I went to a rally to support a strong health care reform bill that was going through Congress. While I was there, I encountered three oddly dressed older women who were holding signs and singing songs for single-payer … Continue reading

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Jasper and the Protester

If you enjoy this cartoon, take a look at these links for more of my political cartoons at Everyday Citizen: The Reunion Government and the Market Economy Jasper Joins Two Protests Bob the Nerd Vampire Jasper Debates War Jasper Finds … Continue reading

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Costa-Gavras and the Political Thriller

A short while ago I checked out from the library and watched Missing, a movie starring Jack Lemmon and Sissy Spacek.  It’s an intense political thriller by director Costa-Gavras.   I did not know anything of Costa-Gavras, so I decided to do … Continue reading

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Moving the Political Center

As the primaries have gone on and the passions of the Clinton and Obama campaigns have gone on, I read an article in the March issue of the Progressive that I thought made a good point. The article caught my … Continue reading

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