War and Peace
It is August, 2002, a year after 9/11 and the US administration is threatening to invade Iraq. The reasons were the horrible weapons Saddam had and the fact that Iraq harbored and aided terrorists. Never mind that not one single Iraqi was on any one of those planes, and that Osama Bin … read more
Electric Cars
I have owned electric cars since 1990. When the Exxon Valdez spilled millions of gallons of oil off the Alaskan coastline, I was very much on my high horse about it, (“Damn those oil companies” etc) until I realized that I was part of the reason that the Exxon Valdez was out there in the first …read more
I have been a vegetarian since 1977, when I was 14, after I read Frances Moore Lappe’s Diet for a Small Planet. In high school, I read Peter Singer’s Animal Liberation, and wore a button that said "Lab Animals Never Have Nice Day". My brother became a vegan (no use of animal … read more
I have never missed an election – local, state nor federal – since I was first able to vote when I was 18. I am so grateful to be able to vote openly and without fear here in the United States, and it distresses me that so many Americans don’t vote. In most elections, only half those who are … read more
I believe that human overpopulation is the biggest issue we face today. When I was born, the world population was 3 billion people. Now, 42 years later, the world population has more than doubled to 6.4 billion. Environmentally, we cannot make real strides unless we deal with the … read more
Simple Living
I think the idea of living simply has resonated with me since I was a child. when my dad started us kids on collecting things. He loved to collect stamps and coins, so he encouraged us to have a collection of some sort, and whenever he went on a business trip he would bring back a glass… read more
This section currently includes a radio interview with Air America and some information on Alexandra’s ACLU Activist of the Year Award …read more
Activism Gallery
Check out photos from anti-war protests, banner drops, voter registration and more! … view now

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