First and foremost, oil is the most urgent threat. The U.S. Coast Guard is keen to let the oil industry now use the river
That said, he admitted he had never fully sorted out the group's legacy. "I suppose we did pave the way for Peter, Paul and
The trio had been stationed at Fort Hood, Texas, and they had just been informed they were going to Vietnam. They were given a 30-day leave before they had to embark. The G.I.'s convened the press conference to perform a bold act: they intended to refuse their orders to go fight.
Clearwater, the groundbreaking environmental organization founded by Pete Seeger which spearheaded the drive for the national 1972 Clean Water Act, is in such dire financial straits that it intends to cancel or relocate its famed Hudson River Revival Festival.
They worried about Seeger's "Communistic sympathies."
The longer this conflict goes on it becomes easier for radical elements to become strengthened and increase in numbers, while at the same time it allows for a spiral downward drawing the two sides further apart. The present violence is but another reminder that the status quo can not hold.
Terry Hall has two feet in two worlds. He has one foot in Children's music and the other in the world of large arenas, tour buses, and superstardom. Wait a minute you say. Superstardom?
Most Americans are unaware that much of our patriotic culture -- including many of the leading symbols and songs -- was created by people with decidedly progressive sympathies. Progressives understand that people can disagree with their government and still love their country and its ideals.