Marylin Olds

How trees talk to each other

How trees talk to each other

How much do you understand those old familiar trees you enjoy each day from the window or porch? What goes on between your trees? One… Continue reading

 

Two catastrophes, directly linked

Two catastrophes, directly linked

COVID-19 has given the world a moment to think. We can take some of this time to become familiar with the direct correlation between the… Continue reading

 

Staying safe in the outbreak

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has now been diagnosed in all 50 states. Everyone’s daily routine must change. Everyone now has a duty to stay safe and help… Continue reading

 

American socialism

American socialism

If you’ve tuned into politics during this presidential primary season, you’ve probably heard the scaremongering about socialism being the monster that will bring down our… Continue reading

American socialism

America’s secondhand evolution

Capitalism is man’s creation, designed so that corporations only grow larger and more powerful over time. Created in 16th century Europe, it has peaked worldwide… Continue reading

Rights of nature are essential

Rights of nature are essential

Our world today isn’t particularly crowded with healthy views. However, a billionaire, a die-hard who still thinks they have a story to stick to, or… Continue reading

Rights of nature are essential
A livable world for our children

A livable world for our children

A “carbon footprint” refers to carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, the greenhouse gas (GHG) most responsible for the present climate crisis. It’s created by our consumption… Continue reading

A livable world for our children

The challenge of environmentally unfriendly corporations

Many have wondered how a corporation could possibly be considered a person in the eyes of the Supreme Court. As it turns out, it’s just… Continue reading

UW research finds glyphosate linked to cancer

UW research finds glyphosate linked to cancer

Bayer, Monsanto, glyphosate, Roundup, cancer. We’ve all been seeing the news on the ongoing disagreement between the mega-corporation and the public. Bayer’s response has been… Continue reading

UW research finds glyphosate linked to cancer
Zero tolerance vs. human dignity

Zero tolerance vs. human dignity

As it Turns Out By Marylin Olds

Zero tolerance vs. human dignity

Resistance of the Fourth Branch: we Americans

Remember the student protests of the 1960s and ’70s, standing up for civil rights, equal rights and an end to the war in Vietnam? Some… Continue reading

Hate groups in Kitsap — a sign of the times

Hate groups in Kitsap — a sign of the times

Chances are you were unpleasantly surprised to learn that there are supremacist groups right here at home. How did they ever get here? Perhaps they… Continue reading

Hate groups in Kitsap — a sign of the times
<em>The Navy’s latest training proposal covers miles of Kitsap beaches and many state parks to use for a long list of warfare training exercises.</em> U.S. Navy

We don’t have to be ‘collateral damage’ in the war on terror

Not long ago, our corner of Washington seemed a peaceful, pleasant place to call home. Our Navy has threatened that peacefulness by expanding their training… Continue reading

<em>The Navy’s latest training proposal covers miles of Kitsap beaches and many state parks to use for a long list of warfare training exercises.</em> U.S. Navy
Marylin Olds

We don’t have to be ‘collateral damage’ in the war on terror

Not long ago, our corner of Washington seemed a peaceful, pleasant place to call home

Marylin Olds
Marylin Olds

Return of the Gilded Age of Robber Barons

American robber barons were well known for their insatiable greed, their support by politicians and government officials, and their total disregard for competitors, workers or… Continue reading

Marylin Olds
That 2018 tax cut you’ve been promised may not happen | As It Turns Out

That 2018 tax cut you’ve been promised may not happen | As It Turns Out

It looks very bad for millions of brave Americans. That seems to be all we know at this point in time. What about this $4,000… Continue reading

That 2018 tax cut you’ve been promised may not happen | As It Turns Out
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We must fight for our freedom of speech today | As It Turns Out

Want a slower, more expensive internet? That’s exactly what we’ll get if we lose our net neutrality. Want to be told what website you can… Continue reading

Marilyn Olds
Keep the internet available for free speech — for all of us | As It Turns Out

Keep the internet available for free speech — for all of us | As It Turns Out

Want a slower, more expensive internet? That’s exactly what we’re going to get. Few people appear to know and/or care about one of our most… Continue reading

Keep the internet available for free speech — for all of us | As It Turns Out

How losing net neutrality will affect you | As It Turns Out

Concerned about losing net neutrality? You have every reason to be. Ajit Pai, chairman of the President Trump’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has, for the… Continue reading