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March 2005

Bring Wind Power to Vermont

The people of Vermont have a choice to make. Do we continue with the status quo of generating energy from fossil fuels or do we do our part to stop global warming and move toward wind-generated power? East Haven Windfarm, of Montpelier, is proposing to install four state-of-the-art wind turbines on the summit ridge of […]

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Redaction Faction

Maybe the Bush administration has a taste for the literary after all. Jessica Azulay’s article in this morning’s New Standard News reported Senator Carl Levin’s recent success in getting the Pentagon to unredact a bit more of its censored literature on Guantanamo. Under pressure from Senator Levin, the Justice department penciled in a few more […]

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Ignorance is Bliss… Or So You Thought

Dan Chiras will will be a regular guest blogger on the Flaming Grasshopper. Below is his first post. Copyright 2005 by Dan Chiras In today’s high-stakes political game, ignorance is essential to the victors and lethal to their victims, you and me, and most of America In politics, image is everything. Perception reigns supreme. Who […]

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Dan Chiras Fights Back

Chelsea Green is excited to announce that Dan Chiras will be a regular guest blogger on the Flaming Grasshopper. Dan is a Chelsea Green author who has written several green building books. We would like to introduce you to Dan’s more political side. Most readers know Dan Chiras as a thoughtful, inspiring, and well-mannered advocate […]

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caveat sitibus: beware the drought!

We knew when we started that this blogging thing might be dangerous… >Grasshopper Sparks Wildfire Coulee City, Wash. (AP)–There are lightning-caused wildfires. There are wildfires sparked by human negligence. And there are fires started by flaming grasshoppers.

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An Interview with Derrick Jensen

Derrick Jensen author of Listening to the Land, A Language Older Than Words, The Culture of Make Believe, Strangely Like War: The Global Assault on Forests, Walking on Water and Welcome to the Machine: Science, Surveillance, and the Culture of Control, all published by Chelsea Green, recently was interviewed by No Compromise. He talked about […]

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Fair Trade, Shade Grown and Organic–Make the Commitment

Jack’s Stir-Brew Coffee, a coffee shop in New York City that sells 100 percent organic, fair trade, and shade-grown coffee, has been voted “the best cup of coffee in New York” by New York magazine. We need more coffee houses like Jack’s—not only would we get a better cup of coffee, we would also get […]

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High Noon for Natural Gas in Europe

Julian Darley, author of High Noon for Natural Gas: The New Energy Crisis, writes about the danger of Europe’s growing addiction to natural gas. Julian is a British environmental researcher living in Vancouver and is the director of the Post Carbon Institute. He runs an internet broadcasting station, and lectures widely on the profound […]

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Biofuels Forever

Hey Folks! How about a Cure for Fossil-Fuel Addiction? “The use of vegetable oils for engine fuels may seem insignificant today, but such oils may become, in the course of time, as important as petroleum … ” Question: Who said that, and when?

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Strange Bedfellows

As I promised on Friday, here is a full response to David Corn’s article that appeared on Alternet last week. When I wrote the original article, which also appeared on AlterNet, asking why prominent left-liberal authors published their books with big corporate publishers, I got some guff from a few progressives… and embraced by a […]

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