Tag: environmentalism

  • A whale of a demagogue

    I was channel surfing recently (no mean feat on a Verizon FIOS system), and paused briefly on Animal Planet’s Whale Wars. I was instantly riveted…but not because of what the show is ostensibly about. Briefly, it’s a cinema verit√©¬†recounting of the struggle between environmental radicals and the Japanese whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean. The…