Naomi Wolf continues her media tour, including an appearance on FOX News’ The O’Reilly Factor (minus Bill O’Reilly—he must have been intimidated and called for a stand-in) and a lengthy Q&A on AlterNet with site founder Don Hazen. The interview covers a wide range of territory, but some of the best discussion about her New York Times bestseller End of America, and the issues it raises, are contained in the comments section.
This makes for some great post-Thanksgiving Day reading while you kick back from work (or while you work), and remember why it’s important to fight to keep our constitutional freedoms from being wiped away by the Bush administration, or any administration, and their allies in Congress, be they Democrat or Republican.
We’ve also taken time to pick up a few of our favorite End of America comments from around the blogosphere, which you can find here, here, and here.
William Wordsworth was right when he said, “Nature never did betray the heart that loved her.” Nevertheless, the cold, dark days of winter can still get the best of even Nature’s most tenderhearted admirer. What’s one to do? We here at Chelsea Green have concocted the perfect cabin fever remedy with our suggested winter reading […] Read More..
The ongoing armed militia occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon is showing no signs of ending — so, rather than send them snacks, or sex toys, we had an idea: Send them a book! Better yet, send them several Chelsea Green books. Don’t worry, we’ve picked five key titles that we think […] Read More..
Systems thinking is often seen as something relegated to scientific and business analysis – economics, resource depletion, and climate. However, Systems Thinking for Social Change focuses on how to use systems thinking to make breakthrough progress on intransigent social problems. We asked author David Stroh how this approach can make an impact, and how readers […] Read More..
What can be done when our best intentions create unintended problems—such as temporary shelters increasing homelessness or food aid accelerating starvation?After decades of helping change-makers in the nonprofit, public, and private sectors address tough social problems, systems-thinking expert David Stroh shares the pioneering framework that both demystifies systems thinking and shows how it can lead […] Read More..
As the presidential campaign of Bernie Sanders continues to climb in the polls, crushing online fundraising records and frustrating party insiders and pundits along the way, we’re looking to put Bernie’s message on bestseller lists everywhere in time for the national debates this fall!With the second Democratic debate to be held on November 14th in Des Moines, it’s […] Read More..
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Peter Burke has been teaching garden classes since 2006, when he started presenting workshops on Indoor Salad Gardening, Square Foot Gardening, Extending the Garden Season, and many more. He also started thedailygardener.com website to support the......