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American-made: The Commons in Charleston

I have a new summer crush. Not the kind you are thinking. This one is more the retail shopping variety. It’s The Commons in Charleston. The Commons is new store that sources American-made goods with a modern sensibility. 170 more words



The Centre! The Centre! Everyone thinks s/he knows where it is and none more so than the right-wing political class and its supporters. All opposition to its groupthink is painted as the naive work of upstarts who want to go on some nostalgic trip to another era where it failed to make intellectual arguments that resonated. 328 more words


food for heart

“The technology we need most badly is the technology of community: the knowledge about how to cooperate to get things done.”

-Bill McKibbens

Global Ag Issues

Lurching to the Left

“Lurching to the Left” blasts through the megaphone of myopia. The unimaginative, the mischief-makers and the plain selfish hear and attend. With all their might, misanthropic messengers peddle promises of perpetual fruit from a dying tree in an outpost they dare to call ‘the Centre’. 257 more words


What is Labour for?

What is Labour for?
To be an echo chamber
for blame and compromise.
Sheep disguised as sheep,
made weak from the pursuit of power
indivisible now. 69 more words


Day Eleven: make a Prompt Personal

Always something there to remind me:   “Melody of Love” was a top hit when I was a teenager. My Dad bought  the record for me and then had to endure my playing it over and over and over while I sat on the front porch dreaming about my boyfriend. 176 more words


Welcome the Gallen-Kallela Museum to the Flickr Commons!

The Gallen-Kallela Museum is a cultural museum dedicated to the work of Finnish artist Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1865–1931). Their goal is to raise interest for the artistic heritage of Gallen-Kallela and tell the story of his life and family. 208 more words