Timothy Pilgrim -- Pacific Northwest poet (see TimothyPilgrim.org )
professor emeritus of journalism (Ph.D. Washington, 1989) at Western
Washington University (WWU) -- welcomes you.
All his published and accepted poems (over 390 so far) --
with unpublished poems -- can be found
at the home to his creative work: TimothyPilgrim.org .
A number of them are also linked at the left -- as is information from WWU
journalism courses Pilgrim taught.
Pilgrim updates much of the information, especially the
NON-MAINSTREAM MEDIA and RICH GET
RICHER information linked below, center.
Pilgrim's book of poems, Mapping water, is available
from nonprofit publisher Flying Trout
Bellingham Poems, another book featuring
Pilgrim and co-authors Paul Piper and Chuck Luckmann, is also
Just below, Pilgrim updates information about greed in America and
free press abuses by government.
Also provided are links to several dozen non-mainstream media as well as
a potpourri of media criticism (a number, with compelling YouTube videos).
Want to see who visits this site -- and how many? Try this link --
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& Pilgrim. Worldwide usage stats can be seen by clicking on any
month and scrolling to the bottom.
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"...let's move to a yes -- a yes that will bring about change
so fundamental that today's corporate takeover will be relegated to a
Naoimi Klein, preface to NO is not enough
"What we need in the United States is not division.
What we need in the
United States is not hatred. What we need in the United States is not
violence and lawlessnes but is love and wisdom and compassion toward one
another and a feeling of justice toward those who still suffer in our
country, whether they be white or whether they be black." --
Bobby Kennedy, speaking on the night of MLK's
"Growth for the sake of growth
is the philosophy of the cancer cell." -- Edward
"The great thieves
punish the little ones." -- Thomas
"It's time to stop letting corporate power make the most important
decisions our planet faces."-- Bill
"The liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people
tolerate the growth of private power to the point where it
becomes stronger than the democratic state itself. That in its
is fascism -- ownership of government by an individual, by a
group or any controlling private power." -- Franklin
Since 1776, the U.S. has been involved in warfare during 222 out of 240
years -- That's 93% of the time.-- Washingtonsblog.com
Similarly, during the 3,400 years of recorded
history, humans have been at been engaged in warfare for 92% of them.-- New York Times
U.S. war efforts in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan have cost about $4
trillion over the past decade. -- the Eisenhower
"Every minute, the United States government spends $1.2 million on the
military." -- oneminuteforpeace.org