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Confessions of an Apple Snob

Chelsea Green senior editor Ben Watson works from his home in New Hampshire and periodically stops by the White River Junction office for editorial meetings and to bring us some tasty treats. Ben knows where to find the best berries, apples, wild mushrooms and so much more. Being the slow foodie that he is, Ben […]

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It’s Official: Biodiesel is a Word!!

Its official: Biodiesel is a word. Biodiesel, along with ringtone, soul patch, and supersize have made it into Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition. Soon you won’t have to deal with the red spell-check underline that annoyingly appear when you type biodiesel. And, the word can now earn you some hefty points if you manage to […]

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Wilson: Day 9

Diane Wilson, author of An Unreasonable Woman is participating in the Troops Home Fast. She will be on an indefinite hunger strike until American troops are pulled out of Iraq. Thousands of people from around the world are participating in this rolling fast. Find out more at TroopsHomeFast.org. Here is her report from Day 9. […]

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Diane Wilson: Day 4

Diane Wilson, author of An Unreasonable Woman is participating in the Troops Home Fast. She will be on an indefinite hunger strike until American troops are pulled out of Iraq. Thousands of people from around the world are participating in this rolling fast. Find out more at TroopsHomeFast.org. Here is her report from Day 4. […]

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Diane Wilson: Day 2

Diane Wilson, author of An Unreasonable Woman is participating in the Troops Home Fast. She will be on an indefinite hunger strike until American troops are pulled out of Iraq. Thousands of people from around the world are participating in this rolling fast. Find out more at TroopsHomeFast.org. Here is her report from Day 2. […]

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Italy Hosts International Conference on Peak Oil

July 18-19 the Association for the Study of Peak Oil and Gas will host the fifth international conference on Peak Oil. The gathering will showcase top oil depletion experts, including Chelsea Green author Dennis Meadows (Limits to Growth). “ASPO-5 is the culmination of a year-long collaboration,” says Ugo Bardi, professor of chemistry at the University […]

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When Will the Dems Learn to Frame?

As my colleague Jonathan Teller-Elsberg would say: How many times do I have to tell you: Don’t Think of an Elephant. The Democrats must learn to do some framing of their own, and learn it quickly. GOP wants `cut and run’ label to stick Analysts: Branding of Democrats’ war policy could pay off The Boston […]

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CGP author one of most influential lawyers in Ameirca

Michael Ratner, author of Guantanamo: What the World Should Know has been selected as one of the 100 most influential lawyers in America by The National Law Journal. The National Law Journal Michael Ratner 63, Center for Constitutional Rights, New York A human rights advocate, Ratner is president of this liberal public interest group, which […]

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DEFLATING THE GREEDY OPPRESSIVE PACHYDERMS

Below is a piece by Aldo Vidali, the director who is doing a film based on the ideas in George Lakoff’s Don’t Think of an Elephant. The Fellini-style film now in production—DEFLATING THE ELEPHANT: The Art and Science of Framing—will show people how to deflate rogue elephants. In this post Vidali deflates a few of […]

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Jen Nix Podcast

Should progressive political writers put their money where their mouth is? Jen Nix’s article for Alternet, “Sleeping with the Enemy”, challenged progressive authors to sign their books with small publishers, rather than with the media giants. Jen talk with Francesca Rheannon, producer and co-host of Writer’s Voice about the article and about independent media in […]

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