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Entries from December 6th, 2012

December dawn

December 6th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Kaaawa, Photographs

As we near the winter solstice, the sun makes it appearance in Kaaawa just a few minutes before 7 a.m. It will move 12 minutes later just in the next three weeks, rising at 7:09 a.m. by the end of December. At this time of the year, more of our walk is in the dark […]

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Corporate interests dominate Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations

December 6th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Consumer issues, Media, Politics

Bloomberg syndicated a column yesterday critical of the international “race to the bottom” as national and local governments compete with varied incentives to land big budget film productions. This column begins by looking at concessions made by New Zealand to keep the new Hobbit movie in the country (“Kill the Hobbit Subsidies to Save Regular […]

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