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U.S. Citizens, Welcome to the World

There are speeches that I think everyone should hear, and Arundhati Roy gave one such speech in September of 2002. The transcript can be found here. A few quotes from her speech: Flags are bits of coloured cloth that governments … Continue reading

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Theatrics

In October of 2008, Team Obama was given Ad Age’s Marketer of the Year Award. Obama’s campaign beat out Apple, Zappos, Nike and everyone else. The McCain camp finished 6th. Previous winners include Reagan (for whom Obama has expressed great … Continue reading

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Raising Awareness vs. Preaching

To some, anarchy means chaos and violence. But there is a philosophy of non-violent anarchy, or libertarian socialism, to which many subscribe. I want to spend at least a couple of posts on that philosophy. But, first, I simply want … Continue reading

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Another film to watch.

Just a quick post to encourage folks to watch Owned and Operated, which can be viewed by clicking here.

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Radical=Extremist=”Danger, Will Robinson!”

What drives a person to read a mainstream “news” piece? For me, I have to be pretty bored. Like I am right now as I wait to go have splints removed from my nose following last week’s deviated septum surgery. … Continue reading

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Got Dirt?

I recently began volunteering at a local farm, where permaculture is practiced. Still, I did not have a proper appreciation for dirt until this past weekend when I watched Dirt! The Movie. You can view it online at Hulu. I’m … Continue reading

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Introduction Part VI

In my last post, I brought up differences between the two major political parties. But those differences – having more to do with campaign rhetoric than anything else – are outweighed by that which unites them. And that thing, that … Continue reading

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