Photo Slideshow: An Act of Art

Photo Slideshow: An Act of Art

I joined artist activists in London for a guerilla installation and performance piece at the Tate Modern Museum to protest oil giant BP’s involvement in the art community.

Author Event: Black Tide

Author Event: Black Tide

It is the largest oil disaster in American history, and it could happen again. It is more than a story of ruined beaches, dead wildlife, corporate spin, political machinations, and financial fallout. It is a riveting human drama filled with people whose lives will forever be defined as “before” and “after the gulf oil disaster.”

Learning from the BP Oil Disaster

Although every major oil company operating in deep water around the world had guaranteed that it could handle a blowout, not a single one knew what to do.

Gulf Tolls: A Poetry Reading

Gulf Tolls: A Poetry Reading

Split This Rock and Poets for Living Waters are partnering to offer a poetry tribute to the Gulf of Mexico and the surrounding regions. There is a $5 suggested donation but no one will be turned away.

The Rhetoric-Reality Gulf

Network media mavens evoke disaster about the Gulf’s fate, while the gulf between reality and rhetoric grows accordingly.

Pass Christian’s Last Crawfish Boil

Pass Christian’s Last Crawfish Boil

After witnessing the devastating effects of the BP oil disaster, Gulf Coast residents worry that ghost towns will follow hurricanes this year.

Obama at the BP Press Conference

Obama at the BP Press Conference

The president was cool and competent, as always. But his press conference speech once again lacked substantive answers to the Gulf oil spill disaster.

Hungry for Justice

Indian guest workers, brought to the United States to help rebuild following hurricanes Katrina and Rita, hold a hunger strike to protest abuse by Signal International.