Author David Swanson published the following review of Bob Cavnar’s brand new book, Disaster on the Horizon, yesterday on OpEdNews. Take a look. An Ocean Full of OilBy David SwansonEarlier this year, we put millions of barrels of oil, billions of cubic feet of gas, and 1.5 million gallons of chemical dispersants into the Gulf […]Read More..
Yale University senior Isabel Polon wrote the following article for The Atlantic after Slow Food Founder Carlo Petrini, author of Terra Madre, visited Yale on a recent lecture tour.In 1986, protesters commandeered the Piazza di Spagna in Rome. They brandished bowls of penne as signs of their discontent; a McDonald’s shall not pollute this Italian […]Read More..
Joanna Harcourt-Smith of FuturePrimitive.org sat down with Greg Marley at the Connecting for Change conference this past weekend to discuss mushrooms and Greg’s book, Chanterelle Dreams and Amanita Nightmares. Check out the podcast below!Wild mushrooms bring color, beauty and mystery into the forest and offer a way to connect with nature. They provide fresh, seasonal, […]Read More..
You’re the President of the United States on the verge of a historic election. So you’re going to let one of your most important appointees give credibility to your biggest opponent and the BP spill victims’ greatest enemy, the Chamber of Commerce?BP Fund Administrator Kenneth Feinberg is scheduled for the keynote address at the Chamber […]Read More..
Gardener and Greenfield Recorder newspaper columnist Pat Leuchtman published this wonderful review of Gene Logsdon’s Holy Shit: Managing Manure to Save Mankind, on her blog, Commonweeder, this weekend. Read on!When I was a child being driven from New York City to my uncle’s dairy farm in Charlotte, Vermont, I was sure I knew the minute […]Read More..
Chelsea Green Publishing sat down for a Q&A session recently with author Bill Kauffman, whose latest book is Bye Bye, Miss American Empire. Here’s the result. Q: In Bye Bye, Miss American Empire, you write that secession is the next radical idea poised to enter mainstream political discourse in the United States. What makes you […]Read More..
Marine toxicologist Riki Ott, author of Not One Drop: Betrayal and Courage in the Wake of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill, has spent the past five months traveling along the Gulf Coast working to address the crisis left behind by the BP oil spill.Riki spoke with Rose Aguilar of KALW 91.7 FM radio in the […]Read More..
Bob Cavnar appeared on MSNBC’s Countdown with Keith Olbermann on Friday night, October 22nd, to discuss his book, Disaster on the Horizon: High Stakes, High Risks, and the Story Behind the Deepwater Well Blowout.Bob describes how the lifting of the moratorium on deepwater drilling early last week was entirely premature, and will only signal further […]Read More..
Atlanta, Georgia’s Sunday Paper interviewed Greg Marley, author of Chanterelle Dreams and Amanita Nightmares, on Sunday. Find out which is Greg’s favorite mushroom, why he became interested in fungi in the first place, and more in the interview below.Foraging for food: Learning about wild, edible mushroomsBy Hope S. PhilbrickForget what your mama said: You can […]Read More..
I just returned from a swing around some more or less non-elite colleges in the Midwest where I faced a common objection to DIY U:You talk about access. But the students being left out of the current system are the ones who need more one-on-one support, so how can online educational resources, even if they’re […]Read More..