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Tar Sands or Oil Sands? Deconstructing Language

By Kim Goldberg The Alberta tar sands, and the colossus of bitumen extraction underway there, have been called the dirtiest project on earth. Yet tar sands opponents are often flayed for using ‘incorrect’ terminology (which demonstrates the complete indefensibility of … Continue reading

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Black Wave: The Legacy of the Exxon Valdez

Free public screening in Nanaimo of the award-winning, Canadian-made documentary Black Wave: The Legacy of the Exxon Valdez, produced and directed by Robert Cornellier. Sunday, June 3rd, 3:00 pm at Vancouver Island University – Bldg 200, Rm 203. Film screening … Continue reading

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Death of Earth

There are flood and drouth Over the eyes and in the mouth, Dead water and dead sand Contending for the upper hand. The parched eviscerate soil Gapes at the vanity of toil, Laughs without mirth.          This is the death … Continue reading

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Cascadia Poetry Festival coming to Seattle

UPDATE October 23, 2014: The following blog posting is nearly two years old and pertains to the FIRST Cascadia Poetry Festival, which was held in Seattle in March 2012. For details on the upcoming SECOND Cascadia Poetry Festival to be … Continue reading

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