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Fossils of Fuel

Ghosts in the Hollow from Jim Lo Scalzo on Vimeo. Now my friends, I am opposed to the system of society in which we live today, not because I lack the natural equipment to do for myself but because I … Continue reading

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Would James Madison Roll In His Grave? Two parts

I. Alex Gibney, director of the new film Casino Jack (& The United States of Money,) also Oscar-winning director of “Taxi to the Dark Side” and “Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room” interviewed here by Andrew O’Hehir (Salon-link) Key … Continue reading

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Affectual Politics

Glenn Beck: “I really like our Constitution, I’d like to see it enacted. Let’s fix it and get back to where our founding fathers are.” Loony, yet, “crazy ass sh*t, but. But, more than a few people do agree with … Continue reading

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The Sweat Lodge of World Transformation

Scary, but also worth a read: For Some Seeking Rebirth, Sweat Lodge Was End John Doughtery – New York Times: October 21, 2009 The story summarizes the horrific manslaughter that resulted from a sweat lodge conducted by new age con … Continue reading

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Negative Omega

[Liberalism] knows that an individual is nothing fixed, given ready-made. [Individuality] is something achieved, and achieved not in isolation but with the aid and support of conditions, cultural and physical–including in “cultural,” economic, legal and political institutions as well as … Continue reading

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Elephants, and, Almost the Ivan Illich Moment

Last night Entrepreneurs For Sustainability sponsored a daring program, in their monthly series. Titled Sustainability and Poverty, it was the first program over 12 years of the series, that primarily focused on the larger political-economic and social ‘human system.’ I’d … Continue reading

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FACADE COSTS

via Naomi Klein University of Chicago Faculty Letter on The Milton Friedman Institute 6 June 2008 President Robert Zimmer Provost Thomas Rosenbaum University of Chicago 5801 South Ellis Avenue Suite 502 Chicago IL 60637 Dear President Zimmer and Provost Rosenbaum: … Continue reading

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