Heather Wokusch: Under the Radar Revisited: May 2013


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by Heather Wokusch
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Heather Wokusch
May 26, 2013

Heather Wokusch May 26, 2013

Covers hot topics in the news – or at least those that should be reported in the news but aren’t – and shows how these topics connect in important ways. A list of related URLs can be found (not at the end of the video, but rather) at heatherwokusch(dot)com. PS Never mind the Rollins/Coltrane vinyl next to me; happened to be on the couch, but ‘Tenor Madness’ actually seems to fit these crazy days… ;-)



Have been on a blogging and vlogging hiatus for quite a few years, mainly focusing on working and very occasionally doing TV segments with the Manhattan Neighborhood Network. But with all of this wild news lately, felt a rant (in the video above) was in order… Related URLs are given below.

Guantanamo, Drone Strikes and the Non-War Terror War: Obama Speaks

‘Island outside the law’: 11 years later, Guantanamo defies closure as hunger strikes and force-feedings multiply

Birth Defects Plague Iraq, But Cause Unknown

‘Obama Must be Taken Before ICC for the War on Terror’ – Noam Chomsky

Statistics on Homeless Veterans

Sanders skeptical about calls for presidential commission to investigate VA backlog

Military Vaccines

Rape in the military: exposing the shocking truth

Verizon (and Google) Helped U.S. Government to Spy on Reporters

Social Accountability International

Business Social Compliance Initiative

Sustainable Apparel Coalition

Baby girls near Fukushima disaster have 70% increased cancer risk – WHO

IAEA calls for defining “end state” of crippled Fukushima plant

All U.S. nuclear reactors are too dangerous, says former nuke-safety chief

Marchers in over 400 cities protest Monsanto

Being a Democracy Hating, Corporate Power-Defending Newspaper Owner Runs Deep in the Koch Family

Elizabeth Warren Student Loans Bill Endorsed By Several Colleges, Organizations

OECD: Inequality Rising Faster than Ever

Nearly a Quarter of People in Greece and the U.S. Can’t Afford Food

Progressive Activism Is Bubbling Up Across the Country — Here’s What’s Happening That the Corporate Media Can’t Be Bothered to Report


Jeremy Scahill: Killing Americans + Obama Heckled by Medea Benjamin + Fact Sheet: Counterterrorism

Noam Chomsky: Obama Murders On Executive Whim

Hell No, GMO! Anti-Monsanto Protests Sweep US

Depleted Uranium: The BBC’s John Simpson does a hatchet job on Fallujah’s genetically damaged children by William Bowles

A Warning from Guantánamo – Four Prisoners Are Close to Death, and the Authorities Don’t Care by Andy Worthington

Who’s To blame As Hundreds Die In Bangladeshi Factory Collapse by Kathy Durkin + Cheap Clothes for Mass Deaths

Chris Hedges: Monitoring of AP Phones a “Terrifying” Step in State Assault on Press Freedom + Transcript

For Sale, Habitable Planet, Too Late by Guy McPherson + Into Eternity: A Film for the Future (must-see)

4 responses to “Heather Wokusch: Under the Radar Revisited: May 2013

  1. Pingback: Two Births: A Gilded Arrival and a Poisoned Legacy by Felicity Arbuthnot | Dandelion Salad

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  3. This is fascinating and admirable what Heather has attempted. Congratulations to her!! Thanks to Dandelion Salad for posting, too!

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