Monthly Archives: September 2013

Draw the Line … in the Tar Sands

“Sometime in the course of the past decade I figured out that I needed to do more than write—if this fight was about power, then we who wanted change had to assemble some. Environmentalists clearly weren’t going to outspend the … Continue reading

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Earth First — They’ll Strip-Mine the Other Planets Later

Power should not be concentrated in the hands of so few, and powerlessness in the hands of so many. –Maggie Kuhn It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those … Continue reading

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This Could Work!

Eureka! I truly think the man in the video below has hit on a brilliant solution for our so-called deficit and debt crisis in this country. And it’s so simple, why has no one thought of it before? Just look … Continue reading

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How to Succeed by Failing

Somehow, this piece reminds me of the trouble I had getting through Philosophy 101. And why I quickly lost interest in learning to knit — unraveling the endless loops, knots, twists and convolutions in some so-called logic, or in fuzzy … Continue reading

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