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Thank you sir, may I have another

Let’s go down the list and see how one Party rule has served the American populace. I will underline the correct answer.

Foreign affairs?
Excellent Good Okay Mediocre Bad Worse than a poke in the eye with a sharp stick

Domestic economy?
Excellent Good Okay Mediocre Bad Like salt in an open wound (see poke-in-eye-with-stick above)

Civil liberties?
Excellent Good Okay Mediocre Bad On the presumed advice of the lawyer that I am not allowed to consult, no comment. Now, Mr. CIA interrogator, please don’t rub salt into my eye that you just poked with a sharp stick!

Environment?
Excellent Good Okay Mediocre Bad Hell in a handbasket; or, like an Abu Ghraib for the whole planet

Of course, it’s not all bad. But I just don’t have the vast free time it takes to research what the good news is. You’ll just have to trust me.


A Minority President: Why the Polls Failed, And What the Majority Can Do

What’s next for the majority of voters who didn’t vote for Donald Trump? There are plenty of takeaways from the 2016 presidential election, but here is perhaps the most thorough examination of why the polls failed, why Hillary Clinton’s campaign failed, and what the majority of voters can do going forward. George Lakoff is the […] Read More

Prehistory of the Next American Revolution

What now? A new Revolution? If we are to counter the dangers both of corporate domination and of traditional forms of socialist statism, decentralization is essential—both of economic institutions and of political structure. We are at a point in our nation’s history that could, decades from now, be taught as the prehistory of the next […] Read More

The Seven-Point Protocol for a Lean Economy

In the future, what will our local economies look like? How will they function if there is little, to no, state or national support? The late David Fleming envisioned a post-capitalistic society that we could call “deep local” — in which all needs are met at the local level — from income to social capital […] Read More

Happy Holidays from Chelsea Green Publishing!

Today we kick off our Holiday Sale — with 35% off every purchase at our online bookstore. Simply use the code CGS16 at checkout from now until the end of the year. Along with this great discount, we are offering free shipping on any order over $100*. Are there homesteaders or organic gardeners on your […] Read More

You won’t have a revolution if you don’t ask for one. So, what are you waiting for?

Get ready for the era of Big Organizing. In Rules for Revolutionaries, authors Becky Bond and Zack Exley lay out the 22 Rules the fueled the Bernie Sanders campaign and which provide a way forward for activists looking for ways to move forward post-Election Day. This model, which the authors call “Big Organizing” is the […] Read More
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