Monthly Archives: December 2014

How the Corbett Report does Open Source News

This is a concise, precise, and ultimately, enlightening rendition of what got teacher James Corbett going on his alt news mission that so many millions of us now appreciate. We are treated to a history of how “the word” has … Continue reading

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NOTE: WordPress glitch. Hopefully soon fixed!

In case you haven’t noticed, the right hand column on this site has gone missing in action. I’m working with technicians to get it figured out.

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Rudolf the Red Nose Reindeer: two perspectives

The first reverberates with current and historical prejudices against “the other.” The second goes waaaaay out there! Flying along with Santa and Rudolf. YES! Santa Drinks Reindeer Piss    

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Generosity moves.

This video is going viral during Christmas Season 2014. A great example of generosity in action, how the gift economy works. Also an interesting view into various situations that can lead to homelessness. Not all are addicts or mentally ill. … Continue reading

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On Christmas Day, presenting . . . Valerie Tarico!

My oh my! Woke up this Christmas morning, after successfully negotiating the sedimentary layer of my old addiction to Christmas (that took all of Christmas Eve) — noticing how I felt “lonely,” and “unconnected,” acutely uncomfortable NOT be with family … Continue reading

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Still buying “Christmas decorations”?

Santa’s real workshop: the town in China that makes the world’s Christmas decorations Inside the ‘Christmas village’ of Yiwu, there’s no snow and no elves, just 600 factories that produce 60% of all the decorations in the world Santa’s workshop … Continue reading

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Kevin Annett: screenwriter who duped the world?

Note, 12/26/2014: Doreen Agostino, in a comment below, has alerted us to a wonderful post about this same subject that widens the perspective even further to point out that Annett, disgraced or not, fraud or not, DID alert us to … Continue reading

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IMAGINE: walking down your street, grazing, for lunch.

www.foodisfreeproject.org Check it out. Lots of changes since the above video was posted a year ago. I like their original vision, and can already imagine which street in my neighborhood is begging to be so transformed. The one, of course, … Continue reading

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