Or maybe it’s not that we don’t care. It’s that too many of us care more about what’s the latest Reality TV chisme than we do about Mother Earth and even less about the human condition. [Disclaimer: this doesn’t apply to all and most likely not to those who will take a moment out of
Category: Water Wars
I woke up with the same sick-to-my-stomach feeling I fell asleep with late last night. You know that horrible sensation you get in the pit of your pansa when you know you were wronged or when something really bad has happened or will happen? Yeah, that one. It seems as if my mind kept playing
I can’t help to ponder this question especially after seeing the same faces at every hearing that we’ve gone into battle over the issue of our limited water resources. You would think that scientific reports, real climatic change, and major headlines would be enough to wake them up from their money-riddled stupor, but apparently not.
[Written after a committed group of community members were able to get a “Do Pass” on SM 80 – calling for discussion of a temporary moratorium on large development because of water uncertainties in our state.] All of those hard-working activistas and organizers know exactly what I’m talking about and know the feeling. Most of
It has taken me a couple of days to try and put these thoughts to paper not because your passing had no effect but because I am still trying to grasp the fact that you have left us. Many of you already know that the water wars wage on everywhere – from the pueblos in