Derrick Jensen‘s got an article in the latest Orion Magazine, an excerpt from his forthcoming book (with some other punk publisher, the punk). It’s on why hope is a paralyzing concept and why we should all get over it. The short version of what he’s saying is: hope = paralysis. And what we need, those […]Read More..
Inspired by Tom Friedman’s column urging final straw responses, students at Penn State seem to be the first to take it to the seats: ** PENN STATE’S ECO-ACTION REFUSES TO LEAVE ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, CALLS FOR PENN STATE TO REDUCE GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS ** From: ECO-ACTION, PENN STATE’S ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISM GROUP FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: APRIL 27, […]Read More..
Chelsea Green has beaten The Beatles to the punch: our first podcast! You can go directly to it on the Through the Eye of the Storm webpage, or using the itunes program, search for “Chelsea Green” or “Voices from Mississippi”. What is it? It’s a 20-minute-ish radio documentary based on the book.Read More..
By Michael Pollan Mother Jones May/June 2006 Issue An evangelical Virginia farmer says a revolution against industrial agriculture is just down the road. I might never have found my way to Polyface Farm if Joel Salatin hadn’t refused to FedEx me one of his chickens. I’d heard a lot about the quality of the meat […]Read More..
Vermont lawmakers to call for Bush impeachment By Shay Totten | Vermont Guardian Posted April 25, 2006 BURLINGTON — A Progressive lawmaker today will introduce a formal resolution in the state Legislature calling on Congress to draft articles of impeachment against Pres. George W. Bush. Rep. Dave Zuckerman, P-Burlington, claims support from at least a […]Read More..
We’re partial to Diane Wilson here, but of course she is one of many dedicated people around the world who are able to face down their fears of persecution and social ostracization to do the right thing. Congratulations to the recent winners of the Goldman (“Green Nobel”) Prize.Read More..