Review of The Green Inferno by Amazon Watch and new Paul Krugman Column
Andrew Miller, Amazon Watch, Blasts The Green Inferno
I must confess I’ve not seen Eli Roth’s The Green Inferno (see Delete this Racist Movie). Just the trailers. Frankly I don’t think I could stomach watching it. It’s not just the gore but the total dissing of indigenous people as savage cannibals. Fortunately, Andrew Miller the director of Amazon Watch’s Washington DC office, sat through the entire film. And he didn’t even get get hazard. Hats off to Andrew. You can see his critique here.
Amazon Watch is one of the most effective organizations working to protect the rights and territories of indigenous peoples of the Amazon region of Central and South America.
Government regulation saves lives: Tired of hearing GOP Presidential Candidates calling for an end to government regulation? Take a look at Paul Krugman’s excellent in today’s NY Times, “Dewey, Cheatem & Howe.” The op-ed, blasts the anti-regulators and starts off like this:
But by some stroke of fate?, here is the banner add that sits atop the Editorial in the on-line version.