Two Films

I’d like to urge everyone to watch these two short documentary-style films, both around 15 minutes in length. “One of These Mornings” was created by Valery Lyman, a remarkable young film-maker whom I’ve known since she was a child. The subject is Election Day 2008, when Barack Obama became president of the United States. Valery […]

Cultural loss foreseen

Mexico will cease to have permanent representation at UNESCO in Paris and will conclude its work. The office, currently directed by Homero Aridjis was created to serve as a liaison in matters of education, culture and science. Closing of the UNESCO Embassy is “a blow against culture” Cultural Supplement of Reforma, Sunday January 24, 2010 […]

Testimony of Dick Russell

Author, Striper Wars H796, An Act relative to the conservation of Atlantic striped bass Massachusetts Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture January 14, 2010 I thank you for allowing me to testify today on what I believe is an urgent conservation measure, vital to preserving for our children and grand-children the most magnificent […]