Jerry West

Gold River, Vancouver Island

Jerry West is the publisher, editor and janitor for The Record, an independent, progressive regional publication for Nootka Sound and Canada’s West Coast. This column originally appeared in his paper, and is posted on rabble with permission. West is a former Sergeant with the U.S. Marine Corps and a Vietnam-era anti-war activist.

Jerry West
Columnists
Sep 22, 2011

The mythology of 9/11

The 10th anniversary of September 11, 2001 has come and gone. The media was full of articles on the event, and of public officials and others holding forth on what it all meant.
Columnists
May 19, 2011

How we got here

What follows is a list of a few things that happened over the past 110 years, in more or less chronological order, that have had a major impact on shaping our world.
Columnists
Apr 15, 2011

What is the point in burning a book?

Those who follow the international news will know that the nutcase pastor down in Florida burned a copy of the Koran. One cannot help but wonder at the stupidity of all of this.
Columnists
Feb 23, 2011

B.C. leaders must prioritize the environment

The Liberal and New Democratic parties are coming into the homestretch on their run to choose a new leader. The most important issue facing the province is stabilization of the environment.

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