Category Archives: local action

JOIN US! First North American Permaculture Convergence: August 29-31

At the 11th International Permaculture Convergence in Cuba, 2013, a gathering of North Americans proposed putting together the first North American Permaculture Convergence. It’s on. Check it out! And join us. Harmony Park (a 40-acre outdoor events venue with lake) … Continue reading

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We now enter two BIG Weeks astrologically. May the stars be with us!

My brother-in-law John called on the phone this morning. He had read the post about me carrying a “corporate flag” (logos in place of stars) in the local 4th of July parade, and remarked: “We’ve forgotten about the stars. Instead, … Continue reading

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Parading with the Corporate U.S. Flag, July 4th, 2014, Bloomington Indiana

  I ordered a corporate logo flag and it arrived a few weeks ago. Ever since then I’d been trying to find someone to walk with me and hold it, rather than put it on a pole, where I didn’t … Continue reading

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Filming Fireworks with a Drone — and PTSD

My son Colin sent me this, with the remark, “kinda beautiful to watch it.” Well yeah, I think cynically, finally a good use for this latest fiendish product of human imagination. So I started to watch it. And I did … Continue reading

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California Drought: Three stories, three responses — and ramifications

Now that — Nearly 80% of California now under extreme drought conditions and California Drought Threatens Food Supply of All Americans — we might stop to consider how we respond in such long emergencies. And of course, what are the … Continue reading

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Peace Activist David Swanson: Pay No Attention to the Apocalypse Behind the Curtain

As we get ready for our rah-rah July 4th parades — and BTW, I’ve found my intrepid soul, the one who will walk with me holding on the other end of my newly purchased corporate flag — 13 year-old Maya … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Steven Gaskin: Hippie Guru and Founder of The Farm in Tennessee

I note this man’s passing because I was there in spirit when Steven Gaskin led a calvacade of hippie conveyances across the U.S. I had devoured The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test in 1968, the saga of Ken Kesey and his … Continue reading

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Vladimir Putin, meet Noam Chomsky

My hope is that, when Vladimir Putin looks to the relentless pugnacious actions by the American Corporate Empire, that he also reads people like Noam Chomsky, who remain unalterably opposed. My hope is that all those living elsewhere in the … Continue reading

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