Stories by Tai Moses

Tai Moses is the former senior editor of AlterNet and the author of Zooburbia: Meditations On The Wild Animals Among Us (Parallax Press, May 2014). Visit for more information about the book, including upcoming events. subscribe to Tai Moses's feed

Posted on: May 15, 2014, Source: Parallax Press

Being a good neighbor means looking out for both our human and our animal neighbors.

Posted on: Apr 16, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Humanitarian Marla Ruzicka had one goal: to lessen the suffering of innocent people caught in the crossfire of war.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2006, Source: AlterNet

What orangutans, Wal-Mart and Oreos have in common.

Posted on: Dec 28, 2005, Source: AlterNet

From words, birds and baby names to hoaxes and fugitives -- a compilation of the year's best Top 10 lists.

Posted on: Dec 23, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Our legal team ponders why Britney Spears would watch a sex tape with her estate planning lawyers.

Posted on: Dec 20, 2005, Source: AlterNet

If you can't stand the heat, get out the penguin.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2005, Source: AlterNet

One of life's epic moments, involving a large marine mammal.

Posted on: Dec 12, 2005, Source: AlterNet

His bid for clemency denied, Stanley Williams' execution is scheduled to take place just after midnight.

Posted on: Dec 8, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Accepting the Nobel Prize, playwright Harold Pinter issued a fiery protest against the lies and crimes of Bush and Blair.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Shapes are the latest battleground in America's struggle for dominion over the world.

Posted on: Sep 12, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The phrase 'baby-blue party dress,' in connection with the Senate Judiciary Committee, strikes a discordant tone.

Posted on: Jul 25, 2005, Source: AlterNet

There is one creature who has it tougher in the romance department than Homo sapiens. That unfortunate is the penguin.

Posted on: Jul 21, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The Democratic combat vet wants a U.S. Congress seat representing the red, red heart of Ohio.

Posted on: Jul 19, 2005, Source: AlterNet

'If someone committed a crime, they will no longer be in my administration.' Huh?

Posted on: Jul 13, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The president is considering 'all kinds of people' for the vacancy on the Supreme Court. Well, what about me?

Posted on: Jul 11, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Even as the mierda from l'affair d'Plame makes sucking sounds on the soles of his tasseled loafers, Rove has launched a counterattack -- on

Posted on: Jul 5, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The film industry is aflutter with rumors about who will be cast in the role of courageous aid worker Marla Ruzicka.

Posted on: Jul 1, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Don't tell me you haven't wondered the same thing.

Posted on: Jun 29, 2005, Source: AlterNet

I have decided to believe in synchronicity. And signs. Symbols, too....

Posted on: Jun 28, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Recently disinterred from the ash pile of the past is journalist George Weller's wrenching report about the U.S. atomic attack on Nagasaki.

Posted on: Jun 27, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Hold your breath. Okay, let it out. That's about how long it will take for Hollywood to offer Sgt. Leigh Ann Hester a movie deal.

Posted on: Jun 27, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Michael Moore, who posts <a href="">letters from servicemembers</a> on his website in the hopes of irritating...

Posted on: Apr 17, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Politicians and government officials learned the hard way how relentless this sweet-faced girl, barely out of her teens, could be.

Posted on: Dec 18, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Scores of true artists write for private reasons of the heart, to live more lives than one lifespan can grant.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2004, Source: AlterNet

John Kerry and George Bush have deeply differing views &#8211; and values &#8211; when it comes to our natural resources and the quality of our air, land and water.

Posted on: Sep 10, 2004, Source: AlterNet

A thousand U.S. soldiers dead and a thousand candles at a vigil. Our anguish should not be our only response.

Posted on: Mar 7, 2004, Source: AlterNet

When President Bush said he was a uniter, he was right -- he has united people across America to take their country back, and MoveOn is leading the charge.

Posted on: Jan 10, 2004, Source: AlterNet

In an otherwise underwhelming year at the movies, documentaries came out ahead of the pack.

Posted on: Aug 3, 2003, Source: AlterNet

From war and peace to musicians and memoirs, our summer reading list has something for everyone.

Posted on: May 20, 2003, Source: AlterNet

The author of 'The Fate of the Earth' encourages a national dialogue about nonviolence with his new book, 'The Unconquerable World.'

Posted on: Mar 19, 2003, Source: AlterNet

The bombs are falling over Baghdad. In the U.S. there are people in the streets; there is a roar of protest around the world that is rising in volume even now.

Posted on: Feb 25, 2003, Source: AlterNet

An ancient Greek comedy in which women withhold sex to get men to stop making war will be read in 56 countries around the world on Monday.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2002, Source: AlterNet

Voter participation -- and particularly California&#146;s Proposition 52 -- is one of actor Danny Glover&#146;s beloved causes.

Posted on: Oct 27, 2002, Source: AlterNet

The tens of thousands of people who showed up at Saturday's demonstration in San Francisco left no doubt about it: there IS a peace movement.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2002, Source: AlterNet

What were you afraid of on Sept. 11, 2001? What frightens you today, one year later? Chances are, the two answers are quite different.

Posted on: Jul 10, 2002, Source: AlterNet

Dead or alive, missing or found, bin Laden is the unwitting author of Bush&#146;s global war on terrorism -- a drama with an ever-changing script.

Posted on: May 12, 2002, Source: AlterNet

Ed Abbey is still inspiring new generations of eco-guerillas and still inflaming the literati. Depending on who you talk to, he comes either festooned with an ill-fitting halo or wearing cartoon horns and a forked tail.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2002, Source: AlterNet

With the anniversary of his birth (April 2) and death (April 1) upon us, Marvin Gaye is suddenly everywhere, with tribute albums popping up and A-list stars honoring his influence. What's going on?

Posted on: Dec 25, 2001, Source: Metro Santa Cruz

Fire dancing has become a consuming passion among hot young things. Sparked by its sensuality and the lure of fire, artists have created a counterculture fad.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2001, Source: AlterNet

A fierce battle is being waged for America's post-9/11 soul, pitting Bush's securitycrats and war hawks against a growing chorus of dissent. But what exactly are they fighting for?