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
May 10, 2010

Climate change smoke and mirrors

Are you tired of all of the endless chatter about climate change? Most of the energy being spent on environment issues these days seems to center on the changing climate instead of its cause.
Columnists
Apr 7, 2010

Tea-baggers take charge

The Obama administration says that the tea-baggers are driving the Republican agenda, and it appears to be so.
Columnists
Feb 11, 2010

On the Games and growth

Are the Winter Olympics are a convenient tool for the government to transfer yet more public funds into the hands of backers in the private sector?
Columnists
Jan 20, 2010

Looking forward

Looking at the year past there are two things that dominate and show us where the future is most likely headed.
Columnists
Dec 16, 2009

Climate change and the limits of growth

Climate change is merely a symptom of a much bigger and more serious problem. The real problem is that human society has grossly over-reached its ability to sustain itself on the planet.
Columnists
Nov 23, 2009

Saving the West Coast salmon fishery

The problems facing our sockeye and other fisheries are not secret. Overfishing and habitat destruction are the key culprits. Fixing this will not be painless.

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