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Naomi Wolf tops on AlterNet, takes on FOX

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. Enjoy!

Bullshit. *Charisma, Icon, Intelligence, Empty Sandwich

How does the word “bullshit” connect to Charisma, Intelligence and the notion of The Empty Sandwich?To find out the answer to this question we meandered through David Fleming’s Lean Logic. A dictionary unlike any other, Lean Logic encourages readers to actively and intellectually engage with its entries. These entries are often cross-referenced so that you […] Read More

From Farm-to-Table to Farm-to-Everything

No longer restricted to the elite segments of society, the farm-to-table movement now reaches a wide spectrum of Americans from hospital and office cafeterias to elementary schools and fast-casual restaurants.Nearly a century ago, the idea of “local food” would have seemed perplexing, since virtually all food was local. Today, most of the food consumed in […] Read More

The Three Cs of Farm-to-School

Most people know about the three “R’s” – reading, writing, and arithmetic. But, have you heard about the three “C’s”?If you, or your kid, is at a school that takes part in the Farm-to-School movement, then you may already know about them.October is National Farm-to-School month, and in their book Farm to Table, authors Darryl […] Read More

“Rules for Revolutionaries” Offers New Political Playbook for Activists

A riveting behind-the-scenes look at the “rules” used by the “revolutionaries” who helped harness the volunteer power that fueled Bernie Sanders’ historic, and insurgent, presidential campaign.Authors Becky Bond and Zack Exley led the Sanders campaign’s efforts to recruit and engage volunteers at an unprecedented level, which was crucial to the Vermont senator capturing 46 percent […] Read More

Born on Third Base: A Q&A with Author and Inequality Activist Chuck Collins

As inequality grabs headlines, steals the show in presidential debates, and drives deep divides between the haves and have nots in America, class war brews. Does it have to be this way?Can we suspend both class wars long enough to consider a new way forward? Is it really good for anyone that most of society’s […] Read More
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