"Ripping the Lungs out of the Planet" Judi Bari

Harvey Richards took this photo in September, 1963 in Humboldt County, California.  A surreal image of thousand year old trees being debarked, it is a sight that will never be seen again.  The last of the old growth redwoods are gone.  Climate … Continue reading

Dolores Huerta, Then and Now

Dolores Huerta is so deserving of the medal of freedom, bestowed here on May 30, 2012 by President Obama. On September 24, 1965, she stood on top of a car during the grape strike, calling workers out of the fields to … Continue reading

Not One More Dead

Veterans for Peace marched in San Francisco, California, in November, 1969 against the war in Vietnam. … Continue reading

Houghton-mifflin-harcourt bankruptcy

The ebook drama is transforming publishing.  Agency pricing (putting ebook prices at or above paper book prices) has not shielded the big companies from it.  It has made their situation worse, in my opinion.   Big publishing houses have backed themselves into … Continue reading

"We Will Shoot Back", forthcoming book, will use Estuary Press photos.

  Professor Akinyele Umoja of the African American Studies Department at Georgia State University in Atlanta has licensed the use of two photos from the Harvey Richards Media Archive for his forthcoming book “We Will Shoot Back, Armed Resistance in … Continue reading

GI’s March Against War

  Watching the anti-NATO demonstrations in Chicago where veterans of the Iraq and Afghan wars threw their metals over the fence, I thought of the 1968 GI march against the war in Vietnam.  The photo was taken by my father, … Continue reading

Culture Clash

Culture Clash: In June, 1965, the Committee for Non-Violent Action (CNVA) went to the Oakland Army Base to give soldiers gifts and to protest war.   … Continue reading