Turning a Writer’s Focus to Power and the Planet

Posted: 12/23/2014 9:34 am EST Updated: 12/24/2014 10:59 am EST - The Huffington Post. Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com It was the most thrilling bureaucratic document I've ever seen for just one reason: it was dated the 21st day of the month of Thermidor in the Year Six. Written in sepia ink on heavy paper, it recorded …

The Underside of Silicon Valley – Rebecca Solnit

Solnit is a San Francisco native and has written about the town from many perspectives including art, photography and geography. This article appears in "Tom Dispatch" and is part of a dark take on the current explosion of revelations on government spying and recently the FBI's admission that it is using drones domestically. From both …