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April 2006

Abandon hope, all ye who live

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 […]

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Not for dialup users

But if you’ve got ye olde highe speede internete, you can watch Mr. Kos on the Colbert Report.

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Take it to the seats!

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, […]

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It was a dark and stormy podcast

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.

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No Bar Code

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 […]

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Full Steam Ahead

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 […]

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The Sound and the Fury

CG author and wind-power world-changer Paul Gipe is now a pod person. (That’s the “sound.”) The Watt also reports on some huge movement in U.S. biodiesel production. (For lack of anything suitably furious, that’ll have to be the “fury.”)

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Iraq WMDs didn’t exist… blah blah blah… President is a liar whose pants are on fire… blah blah blah… The important thing is EVIL, EVIL, EVIL crushed under the mighty fist of GOOD, crushed like a little evil bug, now and forever. Onward Christian soldiers!

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More front-liners

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.

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