Stories by Geov Parrish

Geov Parrish is a Seattle-based columnist and reporter for Seattle Weekly, In These Times and Eat the State! He writes the Straight Shot column for WorkingForChange. subscribe to Geov Parrish's feed

Posted on: Nov 27, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The National Parks Service is considering a proposal to allow private companies to own the genetic resources of plants and animals in our parks.

Posted on: Jul 12, 2006, Source: AlterNet

This summer, the Bush-appointed National Labor Relations Board may vote to destroy the union memberships of millions of Americans.

Posted on: Jan 15, 2006, Source: AlterNet

MLK Jr. is a legend not because he believed in diversity but because he took risks and spoke truth to power.

Posted on: Jan 13, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The acclaimed critic of U.S. foreign policy analyzes Bush's current political troubles, the war on Iraq, and what's really behind the global 'war on terror.'

Posted on: Dec 26, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The 10th annual list of the year's most overhyped and underreported stories.

Posted on: Dec 19, 2005, Source: AlterNet

It's a sordid tale of Washington corruption and crony capitalism at its worst. Here's a primer to help you understand this growing scandal.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2004, Source: WorkingForChange.com

Be it out of political expediency or sheer delusion, George Bush is stubbornly clinging to his head-in-the-sand vision of Iraq.

Posted on: May 5, 2004, Source: WorkingForChange.com

What is now widely viewed as a sentimental tribute to family -- Mother's Day -- was originally a call for women to wage a general strike to end war.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2004, Source: WorkingForChange.com

The reigning octogenarian queen of the D.C. press corps speaks her mind on the Bush White House and the media.

Posted on: Jan 18, 2004, Source: WorkingForChange.com

Were Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. alive today, he would be at risk for being imprisoned indefinitely, without charges or access to legal counsel, as an 'enemy combatant.'

Posted on: Jan 3, 2004, Source: WorkingForChange.com

They told us they'd lie to us. They were telling the truth. Witness our annual list of the year's most overhyped, underreported and misreported stories.

Posted on: Dec 25, 2003, Source: WorkingForChange.com

Despite rising conflict worldwide, peace is closer than you think; if we’re willing, much of the rest of the world is ready.

Posted on: Dec 18, 2003, Source: WorkingForChange.com

A federal appeals court ruling rejects the detention without charges of American citizen Jose Padilla as an 'enemy combatant.'

Posted on: Dec 7, 2003, Source: WorkingForChange.com

How to slow the planet's human-caused changes is an issue that transcend borders, domestic economies, and the stubbornness of one or another elected official.

Posted on: Nov 23, 2003, Source: WorkingForChange.com

The War On Drugs is a failure, irrational and has served as a pretext for a vast expansion of intrusive state powers.

Posted on: Nov 20, 2003, Source: WorkingForChange.com

Headlines only hint at problems and challenges facing American occupation of Iraq.

Posted on: Nov 3, 2003, Source: WorkingForChange.com

On the Democratic presidential hopefuls' plans -- or lack of them -- for Iraq

Posted on: Aug 25, 2003, Source: WorkingForChange.com

Like it or not, California has a solid record as a cultural trendsetter for the nation. That's why the recall vote is a matter of national importance.

Posted on: Jul 21, 2003, Source: WorkingForChange.com

A congressional study that shows low power stations pose little or no threat to existing radio broadcasters.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2003, Source: WorkingForChange.com

All current evidence suggests that the world is now being run by 7-year-olds -- the Bush bunch. They stay at home, watch TV and play army all day.

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