Louise Dunlap wrote this article for YES! Magazine. Louise, formerly of MIT and Tufts University, is author of Undoing the Silence, a book about writing. A student of Thich Nhat Hanh and a fifth generation Californian, she is working on a history of family, land and colonization in the Napa Valley. See more at www.louisedunlap.org
Their ignorance is willful, and finds its roots in a profoundly ideological position, an ideology adopted by journalists who favor and are rewarded by corporate arguments promoted by corporate Democrats.