Month: December 2015

December 18, 2015 Phil Meadows No comments exist

December 17, marked┬áthe one-year anniversary of President Obama’s announcement that the US and Cuba would normalize relations and seek ways to end the embargo that has caused so much pain and harm to the Cuban people without achieving its goal of bringing about regime change in Cuba. Over the past year, much progress has been…

December 11, 2015 Phil Meadows No comments exist

The Earth lost one of its greatest eco-warriors this week. Doug Tompkins was truly a pioneer — as an entrepreneur, outdoorsman, philanthropist, and conservationist. He was also a personal hero of mine. On Tuesday, December 8, he died in a kayaking accident on a lake in southern Chile. I’ll never forget the two times I…