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: Jul 9, 2003, Source:

Michael Savage's departure from MSNBC is unlikely to dent his popularity or the power of hate radio.

Posted on: Jun 2, 2003, Source:

The FCC vote lays the foundations for a monoculture of ignorance that offers unimaginable power to our leaders and corporations.

Posted on: May 11, 2003, Source:

Jonathan Schell on nonviolent people power, Chris Hedges on war addiction and a collection documenting the American prison gulag would be welcome additions to any book bag.

Posted on: May 4, 2003, Source:

A new report has evidence that children under 16 are being held at Guantanamo Bay.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2003, Source: AlterNet

SARS is providing a glimpse into our new century -- not just how epidemics will leap continents, but how no country's leaders, even China's, will be able to either control their economy or their people.

Posted on: Apr 8, 2003, Source:

There is no more critical task in the coming months than to oust George W. Bush, and the lunatics surrounding him, from the White House.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2003, Source:

The Pax Americana that Cheney, Wolfowitz, Perle, and their ilk envisioned for Iraq -- and eventually the whole region -- simply cannot be achieved through brute force alone.

Posted on: Mar 27, 2003, Source:

Is the antiwar movement in danger of becoming marginalized by its own over-the-top rhetoric? It's time for activists to speak with the audience, not to each other.

Posted on: Mar 18, 2003, Source: AlterNet

Those struggling against this war are part of a long-term movement for change and we must retain hope and courage even when the political tides seemed to run against us.

Posted on: Mar 13, 2003, Source: AlterNet

It matters: Ongoing global protests may not stop the war on Iraq, but they continue to strongly challenge the imperial ambitions of the Bush gang.

Posted on: Mar 12, 2003, Source:

A handy reference guide to some of the new linguistic developments introduced by the planned U.S. invasion of Iraq.

Posted on: Mar 12, 2003, Source:

The popular outcry at a public hearing on ownership rules held in Seattle reflects the increasing strength of the media diversity movement.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2003, Source:

Spokane Indian poet and filmmaker Sherman Alexie was front and center at a Seattle antiwar demonstration on Saturday.

Posted on: Feb 5, 2003, Source:

Colin Powell's presentation contained compelling evidence of Iraqi deception, but it did not make the case for choosing war over inspections.

Posted on: Feb 2, 2003, Source:

The president's new federal budget is the stuff from which shuttle crashes, social insecurity, and bloated federal deficits are made.

Posted on: Jan 27, 2003, Source:

Tonight Bush delivers his long-awaited Comprehensive Case to the American People as to Why We Should Kick Saddam's Fanny.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2003, Source:

Ever expanding "faith-based" initiatives are a threat to both church and state.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2003, Source:

Bravo to Gov. George Ryan for stopping over 150 executions. What took him so long?

Posted on: Jan 1, 2003, Source:

The most overhyped and underreported stories of the year served as disinformation and propaganda for the war on terrorism.

Posted on: Dec 17, 2002, Source:

Can we please start paying attention to the despicable things powerful people do, rather than the despicable things they say?