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The Best Thing I Read This Week Is ...

… An excerpt from an excellent essay titled “Forget Shorter Showers” by Derrick Jensen in Orion Magazine:

WOULD ANY SANE PERSON think dumpster diving would have stopped Hitler, or that composting would have ended slavery or brought about the eight-hour workday, or that chopping wood and carrying water would have gotten people out of Tsarist prisons, or that dancing naked around a fire would have helped put in place the Voting Rights Act of 1957 or the Civil Rights Act of 1964?
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A Critical Look At Naomi Klein's Climate Change & Capitalism

Indeed, Naomi Klein’s new book, This Changes Everything: Climate Change and Capitalism is an important one, for not only does it show the current state of the world in this seemingly perilous tension between people and profit, but also attempts to create a kind of dialogue that will, Klein hopes, lead to change. 1,042 more words

092714 let go

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sometimes, its ok to slip and let go
sometimes, its ok to cut
bleed and let the blood
flow, sometimes
its ok to feel lost and alone… 101 more words

Poetry

on poetry and politics: groundings 6

on poetry and politics
23 August 2014

I’m getting tired of talking. Lot of people yak yak yaking but shit still the same or worse. I scale back my internet time and increase my garden time. 1,998 more words

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