Tag Archives: history

The Paradox of Humanity: A Letter Religious in Nature to the Living

Why must everything be called to such taut extremes, to be good or bad, right or wrong, smart or stupid, reasonable or without sense? Humanity– I sometimes feel you (we… I…) respond so quickly to so much of the word … Continue reading

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Haiti in Ink and Tears: NYTimes Week in Review

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Act Now to Strengthen the Clean Energy Bill: Green For All

Green For All emailed this message this afternoon: This morning, Green For All and NRDC released a new report, “Green Prosperity: How Clean-Energy Policies Can Fight Poverty and Raise Living Standards in the United States,” by the Political Economy Research … Continue reading

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Dr. Raj Patel on the World Food Crisis

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Mourning with No End

In the dark, Global North: “Green Revolution Trapping India’s Farmers in Debt” aired Tuesday on National Public Radio, and a brief mention was reported in the April 15th edition of the UK Independent: Over 1,500 farmers in an Indian state … Continue reading

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Tracking the Garden: Bitten Blog

On yesterdays Bitten Blog, Keri Conan briefly explains the long term benefits of  documenting the process of growing a home garden: (…) History is the only way to hedge your bets against whatever Mother Nature throws at the garden. Before … Continue reading

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A Nation of Farmers Again

The Garden of Eatin’: A Short History of America’s Garden Here’s a  video from Roger Doiron, the person behind  Kitchen Gardeners International, and the Eat the View Campaign, an online effort to get the Obama family to turn the White … Continue reading

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